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On #InternationalWomensDay we invite you to explore some of the great monuments in the history of #IslamicArchitecture built by women! Shown here, Qarawiyyin Mosque in Fés, Morocco. 857/242 AH #IWD2021 #Idrisid #university #mosque #historicarchitecture #IslamicArt

On #InternationalWomensDay we invite you to explore some of the great monuments in the history of #IslamicArchitecture built by women! Shown here, Qarawiyyin Mosque in Fés, Morocco. 857/242 AH #IWD2021 #Idrisid #university #mosque #historicarchitecture #IslamicArt

New Video: Newsreel on Bala Hissar Conservation A video showing the consolidation process taking place at the Bala Hissar in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Bala Hissar, which is a registered National Monument and the largest open space in Kabul, will be transformed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture into a public archaeological park. Historic Architecture, Aga, Afghanistan, Conservation, Mount Rushmore, Trust, Public, Culture, Space
Historic ArchitectureMount RushmoreTrustCulture

News reel on Bala Hissar Conservation | Archnet

New Video: Newsreel on Bala Hissar Conservation A video showing the consolidation process taking place at the Bala Hissar in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Bala Hissar, which is a registered National Monument and the largest open space in Kabul, will be transformed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture into a public archaeological park.

Plan ot Djamaʽa el Djedid, aka Mosquée de la Pêcherie in Algiers, Algeria, shows the influence of Ottoman, North African and European style. Historic Architecture, Religious Architecture, Islamic World, Islamic Art, European Style, European Fashion, Round Arch, African Models, The Cloisters

Jami' al-Jadid | Archnet

Plan ot Djamaʽa el Djedid, aka Mosquée de la Pêcherie in Algiers, Algeria, shows the influence of Ottoman, North African and European style.

The Shrine of Shrine of Rabbi Braham Moul Ness in Azemmour, Morocco is visited by both Jewish and Muslim residents of the city. Historic Architecture, Rabbi, Morocco, Muslim, City, Cities

Shrine of Rabbi Braham Moul Ness | Archnet

The Shrine of Shrine of Rabbi Braham Moul Ness in Azemmour, Morocco is visited by both Jewish and Muslim residents of the city.

This exquisite Muslim sanctuary in Paris secretly protected Jewish citizens from Nazi terror, when German forces occupied France during World War II. Founded in it’s the one of the largest mosques in France. Ancient Greek Architecture, Islamic Architecture, Historic Architecture, Gothic Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Paris Mosque, Ramadan, Facts About France, Aid El Fitr

Mosquée de Paris | Archnet

For International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, we share the Paris Mosque, which played a role in saving North African Jews during the occupation of France in WWII.

The Sultan's Palace at Zanzibar, more commonly known as Beit-al-Ajaib or the House of Wonders, was built in 1883 by Sayyid Barghash, the third Sultan of Zanzibar. Sultan Palace, British Marine, Roads And Streets, Stone Town, Open Gallery, Historic Architecture, Steel Beams, Main Door, Architectural Elements
Stone TownHistoric Architecture

Beit al-Ajaib | Archnet

The Sultan's Palace at Zanzibar, more commonly known as Beit-al-Ajaib or the House of Wonders, was built in 1883 by Sayyid Barghash, the third Sultan of Zanzibar.

New: Conservation of Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s Mausoleum in Delhi, India Archaeological Survey Of India, Humayun's Tomb, Historic Architecture, Delhi India, Cladding, Conservation, Goa India, Conservation Movement, Canning
Humayun's TombHistoric ArchitectureDelhi IndiaGoa IndiaConservation Movement

Conservation of Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s Mausoleum | Archnet

New: Conservation of Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s Mausoleum in Delhi, India

  Brick Pathway, Brick Masonry, Tile Covers, Historic Architecture, Roof Covering, Aga, 16th Century, Afghanistan, Conservation

Khwaja Parsa Complex Conservation | Archnet

With support from the German Federal Foreign office, the early 16th century shrine of Abu Nasr Khwaja Parsa and a complex of historic structures,...

The minaret at the Masjid Menara (Minaret Mosque) in Kudus, Indonesia, is the earliest example of a Javanese minaret, dating back to the early sixteenth century. Wooden Pavilion, Slide Images, Volcanic Rock, Historic Architecture, Hip Roof, Javanese, Roofing Systems, Hindu Temple, Yogyakarta
Wooden PavilionSlide ImagesHistoric ArchitectureJavaneseYogyakarta

Kudus Menara | East Façade of Mosque and Minaret | Archnet

The minaret at the Masjid Menara (Minaret Mosque) in Kudus, Indonesia, is the earliest example of a Javanese minaret, dating back to the early sixteenth century.

  Celine, Historic Architecture, Master, Point, Women, Women's, Woman

Qasba (Algiers) | Archnet

The Qasba (Qasba or Kasbah, 'fortress') is the triangle-shaped old city of Algiers. Located roughly 400 feet (122 m) above sea level, the Qasba...

  Historic Architecture, Timeline, Outline, Did You Know, Period, History, Building, Historia, Buildings
Historic ArchitectureTimelineOutlineHistoria

Timeline | Archnet

A visual tool providing an interactive, dynastic outline of the rich history of architecture and urbanism in Muslim societies. Significant sites...

  Islamic City, Islamic World, Historic Architecture, Islamic Architecture, World Music, Aga, Massachusetts, Cambridge, Period
Historic ArchitectureWorld MusicMassachusettsCambridge

A Century of Princes: Sources on Timurid History and Art (Complete Publication) | Archnet

"A Century of Princes: Sources on Timurid History and Art" was published by the Aga Khan Program in Islamic Architecture in Cambridge,...

  Islamic City, Religious Tolerance, Achaemenid, Urban Fabric, Historic Architecture, History Projects, Urban Planning, Old City, One In A Million
AchaemenidHistoric ArchitectureOld CityOne In A Million

Isfahan | Archnet

Isfahan, the third largest city of modern-day Iran, is famed for its natural and architectural splendor. Most accounts of its beauty refer to the...

  Historic Architecture, Contents, Taj Mahal, Buildings, Chicago, Mansions, House Styles, Design, Home Decor
Historic ArchitectureTaj MahalChicago

This collection focuses on Monument Conservation , work that is at the core of Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme's mission. It is not where the work ends, however. The preservation interventions of the AKHCP take into consideration the social fabric of nearby communities, involving them in the process, thus ensuring conservation efforts are both welcome and sustainable. Historic Architecture, Holistic Approach, Economic Development, Archaeological Site, Aga, Consideration, Sustainability, Cities, Core
Historic ArchitectureConsiderationSustainabilityCities

Collections | | HCP: Monument Conservation | Archnet

This collection focuses on Monument Conservation , work that is at the core of Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme's mission. It is not where the work ends, however. The preservation interventions of the AKHCP take into consideration the social fabric of nearby communities, involving them in the process, thus ensuring conservation efforts are both welcome and sustainable.

  Historic Architecture, Best Practice, Aga, Heritage Site, Monuments, Conservation, Small Tattoos, Cities, Public
Historic ArchitectureBest PracticeMonumentsCities