SUN-B04: New Landscapes of Pluralism: Contemporary Influence of Islamic Gardens and Culture

Start Date
10/21/2018
End Date
10/21/2018
Description
While Islamic culture contains a rich tradition of garden design, it remains largely outside the practice of Western landscape architecture. The case studies presented will showcase this complex and diverse tradition and contemporary examples, while highlighting the Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s belief that public parks enrich and enlighten communities.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Development Trends
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Discover the history, tradition, and cultural complexity of fourteen centuries of Islamic Gardens. 2. Discover the growing tradition of contemporary Islamic Garden Design in Western landscapes. 3. Learn about how the Aga Khan Trust for Culture supports and promotes excellence in design and cross-cultural understanding. 4. Understand how Islamic Garden Design evolves within site- and culture-specific environments.
Instructors
Abdallah S. Tabet, ASLA; Shiraz Allibhai; Laurie D.. Olin, FASLA; Thomas Woltz, FASLA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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