UT Knoxville ARCH 212 - Islamic/Muslim Architecture (3 pages)

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Lecture number:
8
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Tennessee
Course:
Arch 212 - History/Theory of Arch II
Edition:
1
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ARCH 212 Edition 1nd Lecture 8 Outline of Last Lecture I Hagia Sophia II Topkapi Palace III Palazzo Del Te IV Rustem Pasa Mosque V Sehzade Mehmed Mosque VI Uc Serefeli Mosque VII Mosque of Selim II VIII Suleymaniye Complex IX IL Redentore Outline of Current Lecture I Islamic Continental spread II Great Mosque III Khaju Bridge IV Shah Mosque V Chihil Sutun Palace VI Tomb of Humayun VII Fatehpur Sikri VIII Taj Mahal Current Lecture I Islamic Continental spread The Islamic religion and culture spread throughout the Middle East parts of Europe and the upper part of Africa II Great Mosque Located in Mosque Isfahan Main building is cylindrical Minarets frame the main building Features a large iwan in the center i Called the Qibla Iwan III Khaju Bridge Located in Isfahan These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Crosses over the Zayandeh River Includes bazaars and a dam IV Shah Mossque Located in Safavid Isfahan Includes a palazzo devoted to commerce palace for the royals and a garden area Developed to create rational a change of orientation and scale Safavid Palace Complex i Accessible by a wild boulevard flanked by trees and fountains ii Entrance to the palace is at the Ali Qapu a porch w a balcony Building features i Large halls are flanked by arcades ii Iwan flanked by two minarets iii Blue and Gold tiles on the exterior and interior walls were designed to match the rugs on the floor iv Busy ness of the tile work is rationalized by the division of sectional units v Change of orientation so the building faces Mecca V Chihil Sutun Palace Also called a pavilion Located in the center of the chahar bagh of the mosque Used only by the royal family Includes an open porch with reflecting pools on both sides of the building VI Tomb of Humayun Apart of the Mughal Empire Located in Delhi Patron is Akbar Located in a chahar bagh Main building includes a gated entrance



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