Category: Art & architecture & planning

International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) abstracts now available on Archnet

International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) abstracts now available on Archnet

Working with International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) director, editor,  and publisher, Intellect Ltd., the Aga Khan Documentation Center and the Aga Khan Trust...

Art & architecture & planning
New images of Yemen on Archnet

New images of Yemen on Archnet

Aga Khan Documentation Center is pleased to announce a new collection of photographs of Yemen taken by Peggy Crawford (1917-2015) on Archnet. Ms. Crawford...

Art & architecture & planning
Preserving Tangier’s International Zone

Preserving Tangier’s International Zone

Aga Khan Documentation Center collaborates with Tangier American Institute for Moroccan Studies

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT is collaborating with the Tangier American Institute for Moroccan Studies, in conjunction with Wellesley College’s Center for Work...

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Over 4,000 new images of Cairo

Over 4,000 new images of Cairo

Aga Khan Documentation Center receives donation

The Aga Khan Documentation Center (AKDC@MIT) recently received a donation of over 4,000 images from Russell Harris, a researcher and editor at the Institute...

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Pedagogy Project on Archnet

Pedagogy Project on Archnet

Providing tools to understand a complex world from a global perspective

Check out the developing Pedagogy Project sponsored by Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT) and hosted on Archnet. The purpose of the Pedagogy...

Art & architecture & planning
Mosques in the United States: A Tribute to Dr. Omar Khalidi

Mosques in the United States: A Tribute to Dr. Omar Khalidi

A scholar and a librarian, Dr. Omar Khalidi (d. 2010) served as the Librarian for Islamic Architecture at MIT from 1983-2010.  Over the years...

Archives & MIT history
Aga Khan Documentation Center receives Artstor grant

Aga Khan Documentation Center receives Artstor grant

The Aga Khan Documentation Center (AKDC) at MIT recently received a grant from Artstor to digitize and catalog selections from the 35mm slide collection...

Art & architecture & planning
Archnet celebrates UN World Day for Cultural Diversity

Archnet celebrates UN World Day for Cultural Diversity

May 21 is the World Day for Cultural Diversity, established by Resolution 54/249 of the UN General Assembly in 2002. In a statement posted...

Art & architecture & planning