Abdel-Wahed El-Wakil graduated from Ain-Shams University in Cairo, where, from 1965 to 1970, he lectured in the Department of Architecture. El-Wakil has acknowledged the importance of Hassan Fathy to his design development. Since 1971 El-Wakil has been in private practice as an architect. (Source: Architecture and Community: Building in the Islamic World Today. The Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Millerton, NY: Aperture. 1983.)
Middle Ground / Middle East: Religious Sites in Urban Contexts, part 5 of 5 (low resolution)
This video is part five of five that document the symposium, "Middle Ground / Middle East: Religious Sites in Urban Contexts," held at the Yale School of Architecture over January 21 and 22, 2011. Its running time is 01:08:55. A high-resolution version of the same video file is also available.
Part five, the second part of the afternoon session on January 22, 2011, features: