Academic Catalog

AH539 COSMO.THO.AND ARCH.IN THE MIDD.EAST

Course Code: 8010539
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: History Of Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AL UZAY PEKER
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This seminar intends to construct a conceptual framework for a deeper understanding of the connotations of the forms employed in early Islamic architecture. Its main objective is to grasp the meaning in architectural forms in resuscitating through readings some of the archaic concepts which were prevalent in the mind of the man of the Middle Ages.