Fathy, Hassan. The Arabian Qa'a Of The Cairene House: Its Development And Some New Usages For Its Design Concepts. International Colloquium On The History of Cairo. Cairo: Dar al-Kutub. 1970. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
The publication outlines the historical development and function of the Qa'a in traditional Arab architecture and how it has adapted overtime to new urban settings.