Architecture on the Fringes

Exhibiton opens in Rotch Library March 11

Event date March 11, 2016

Title-and-credit Architecture on the Fringes, an exhibition exploring vernacular settlements across Oman, opens in Rotch Library on Friday, March 11. Originally organized by Professor Soumyen Bandyopadhyay and Martin S. Goffriller, Ph.D., the exhibition highlights the  extensive documentation and research undertaken by the Centre for the Study of Architecture and Cultural Heritage of India, Arabia and the Maghreb (ArCHIAM), University of Liverpool, UK.

The exhibition is organized in conjunction with New Frontiers in Gulf Urbanisma symposium co-sponsored by the Aga Khan Documentation Center and the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT, and is curated for MIT by Sharon C. Smith, Ph.D., AKDC program head. Also coinciding with the symposium and physical exhibition, a virtual exhibition of the same name will launch on Archnet and is curated by Michael A. Toler, Ph.D, Archnet content manager.