ArCHIAM. “Lecture 6: Material, Ornament and Light .” Part 6 of 10 presentations developed for the Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Education Programme, 2018.
In this lecture you will learn about:
the aesthetic qualities of Islamic architectural expression, and the factors that shaped their course and development;
variations in their evolution throughout the different regions of the Islamic world;
the impact of these qualities on spatial perception;
the differences, similarities and peculiarities of regional paradigms in comparison to high end Islamic architecture, through two mosques as case studies: Quwwat al-Islam in India and Masjid al-’Ali in Oman.