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The Historic HammĀms of Damascus and Fez

Magda Sibley

Magda Sibley is a senior lecturer in architecture at the University of Liverpool. She has studied the urban form and architecture of world heritage Islamic cities in North Africa and the Middle East with the aim of informing new design projects. She has co-edited Courtyard Housing: Past, Present and Future published in 2006 by Taylor & Francis and participated in the European HAMMAM project. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

Routledge, 2014

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Consumption Studies and the Home

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...1 In the postwar period, consumption-oriented approaches emerged with particular force. This large body of literature on consumption studies and the home emerged predominantly from an intersection of Marxist analysis, feminist critique...

Africa, 1830–1914

Edward Denison

Edward Denison is an independent architectural historian, writer and photographer, and also Associate Professor in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the mid-nineteenth century, much of Africa appeared mysterious and unknown to the rest of the world. Various colonial powers had settled around its coastal periphery, conspicuous by their alien constructions – forts, warehouses...

The Islamic West (North Africa, Iberia and Sicily), 700–1492

Glaire Anderson

Glaire Anderson is Senior Lecturer in Islamic Art at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Islamic West comprised the Iberian Peninsula (present-day Spain and Portugal, known in Arabic then as al-Andalus), the Maghreb (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya) in North Africa, and Sicily. This era of the history of the Islamic...