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URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-236720

The Methodology of Geometric Order in the Design of Traditional Islamic Buildings - A Case Study of Madrasas in the Mamluk Eras in Egypt

Gaber, Ahmed Ali Ahmed

Abstract:
The research focuses on the relation between architecture design and geometry. The research started a process of geometric decoding for Mamluk madrasas beginning with demonstrating the geometric methodology of design, trying to blow away the dust from above the layer of geometry in Mamluk architecture. It ends with suggesting a geometric generative technique for madrasa building design and demonstrates a computer-aided generator program.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut Entwerfen, Kunst und Theorie (EKUT)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2011
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen ID: 1000023672
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Architektur (ARCH)
Institut Institut Entwerfen, Kunst und Theorie (EKUT)
Prüfungsdaten 06.07.2011
Referent/Betreuer Prof. W. Nägeli
Schlagworte Architecture, Geometry, Design, Mamluk, Madrasa
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