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Urban form in the Arab world

past and present

by Stefano Bianca

  • 245 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Thames & Hudson in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arab countries.
    • Subjects:
    • City planning -- Arab countries,
    • Architecture and society -- Arab countries,
    • Cities and towns -- Arab countries,
    • Architecture, Islamic

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStefano Bianca.
      ContributionsEidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich. Institut für Orts-, Regional- und Landesplanung.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA9246.A65 B53 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination347 p. :
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL55254M
      ISBN 100500282056
      LC Control Number99067630

      The Arab world has a combined population of around million inhabitants (as of ) and a gross domestic product of $ trillion (). The eastern part of the Arab world is known as the Mashriq, and the western part as the Maghreb. In post-classical history, the Arab world was synonymous with the historic Arab empires and caliphates. The Black Lives Matter protests have triggered discussions on racism toward Blacks in the Arab and Muslim world. Activists are looking to change attitudes around skin color in their societies.

      Taking the “Arab City” and “Islamic Architecture” as sites of investigation rather than given categories, this book reframes the region’s buildings, cities, and landscapes and broadens its architectural and urban canons. Arab cities are multifaceted places and sites of .   There is perhaps no other literature so closely allied to the history of its people as is that of the Arabs. The monotony of nomadic life, the rise of Islam, the Arab conquests, the imperial luxury of early Abbasids, the interaction and cross fertilization with other civilizations (notably in Spain), the decline and overthrow of the Caliphate, the period of cultural stagnation, the reactions.

        1 Ibrahim, Saad Eddin: Over-Urbanization and under-Urbanism: The Case of the Arab World. International Journal of Middle East 6, No. 1. During the series of invasions on the Arab world, Europeans were influenced by its peoples cultures. Today, gender segregation is not strictly practised in many urban areas, and sometimes both men and women dance socially at family and/or community events. It is a folk/social form of bellydance. It is more stationary than raqs sharqi.


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Essential reading for architects and planners professionally involved in the Middle East, it will appeal to anyone interested in Islamic architecture. An architectural historian and practising urban designer aims to raise understanding of traditional buildings in the Arab-Islamic world, and reveals the problems faced by historic cities in the light of Western influence.

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Providing a critical overview of the state of contemporary urban design in the Arab World, this book conceptualizes the field under four major perspectives: urban design as discourse, as discipline, as research, and as practice.

It poses two questions. The chapter concludes with a review of the urban form features of the case study cities and neighbourhoods, and shows how the different physical elements. The Elements of Traditional Urban Form in the Arab World While historic Arab cities show a variety of origins and growth patterns, they were nonetheless established by a common set of social, geographic, and religious factors leading to similar morphological principles developing the urban fabric (Lapidus, ; Saqqaf, ; Bianca, ; and.

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Urban Form in the Arab World presents a detailed survey of traditional urban structures in Arab-Islamic countries and an analysis of the problems that historic cities face as they confront modern development and Western technologies.

Urban Form in the Arab World: Past and Present. Stefano Bianca. Format Book Published London ; New York: Thames & Hudson, Language English ISBN Contents. Part I Historic Arab-Islamic City; 2. Basic Principles of Islam and their Social, Spatial and Artistic Implications 23; 3.

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This collection reveals the contrasts and similarities between older, traditional Arab cities and the newer oil-stimulated cities of the Gulf in their search for development and a place in the world order.

The eight cities which form the core of the book – Rabat, Amman, Beirut, Kuwait, Manama, Doha, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh – provide a unique Reviews: 1. The paper analyzes the ongoing urban transformation and delineates an underlying rationale which enables the comprehension of the current dual character of the Arab city with particular reference to the case of Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.

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The eight cities which form the core of the book – Rabat, Amman, Beirut, Kuwait, Manama, Doha, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh – provide a unique.Urban Form in the Arab World: Past and Present - The Morphology of the Traditional Islamic City and Its Confrontation with Western Planning Models (1st Edition) by Stefano Bianca Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / the accompanying group of geographers and scientists - a significant mark of .Firstly, the book is not really about urban form itself; rather, it is about the great clash that Dr.

Bianca sees under way between “the traditional Muslim philosophy of life” and “the secular beliefs of modern Western civilization” (p. ). He only uses the production of urban form as an illustration of this monumental and.