Inaugural issue of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture now available

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The first issue of the IJIA is now available in print and online. Associate Professor Nancy Um is reviews editor for the journal, while Kivanc Kilinc, PhD ’09, serves as assistant editor. Click on the link below to preview the entire issue for free!

The International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) is intended for those interested in urban design and planning, architecture, and landscape design in the historic Islamic world, encompassing the Middle East and parts of Africa and Asia, but also the more recent geographies of Islam in its global dimensions. The main emphasis is on detailed analysis of the practical, historical and theoretical aspects of architecture, with a focus on both design and its reception. The journal is also specifically interested in contemporary architecture and urban design in relation to social and cultural history, geography, politics, aesthetics, technology, and conservation. Spanning across cultures and disciplines, IJIA seeks to analyze and explain issues related to the built environment throughout the regions covered. The cross-cultural and interdisciplinary nature of this journal will significantly contribute to the knowledge in this field.

More information at http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=204/

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