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Archnet in February 2020

261,519 Archnet pages were viewed during the month of February, with each visitor consulting an average of 3.61 pages, according to Google Analytics. While the prize booklet for the Tamayouz Excellence Award was the most downloaded publication in February, it was followed closely by the chapter on “Belapur Housing” from the collection of essays on the work of esteemed Indian architect Charles Correa. Other than the homepage, which is the default page for, Timeline proved the most popular entry page for visitors.  The image to the right shows other popular resources from last month.  You can see lists of […]

Archnet reaches 10,000 Facebook Followers

Archnet’s Facebook page has reached 10,000 followers. Are you among them? You can also follow the Archnet on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. We also invite you to keep up with news from the Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries on Facebook, where you’ll non only find the latest from Archnet, but news about exhibitions, conferences, and other related topics. See you there!

Archnet Sites from A to Z

Archnet is probably the most comprehensive, open access resource on Islamic architecture that can be found online.  Sites in our database span the globe. Follow us on social media to see a site in located in each country represented on Archnet, starting today with Rambu House in Kabul, Afghanistan. Originally constructed in the 18th century and restored in 2006, this house is described on Archnet as one of the finest homes in the Asheqan Arefan quarter of Kabul’s old city and one of a few remaining homes that retain timber patai screens (a façade system of sliding timber windows and fixed […]

Most Accessed Archnet Resources in July 2018

Once again the most accessed Archnet resource during the month of July was Charles Correa, a volume on the great Indian architect, planner, activist, and theoretician Charles Correa (1930-2015), who studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Michigan. Edited by Hasan-Uddin Khan, the volume includes essays surveying his work and the philosophy behind them, including a previously unpublished essay by Correa himself, as well as sections dealing with individual works in detail, including project descriptions, drawings, and photographs. Another popular resource, and the most shared on social media, was a new project including supplemental media to […]