International Forum on Islamic Architecture and Design (IFIAD 2008)

Venue: University of Sharjah, College Of Engineering

Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Apr 08, 2008 End Date/Time: Apr 10, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 15, 2008
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IFIAD 2008 is an International Forum on Islamic Architecture and Design. The objective of IFIAD is to advance research, shape curricula, network professionals, and promote locally and internationally Islamic Architecture and Design ideals and practices.

IFIAD 2008 is intended to be the first forum of an International Forum series on Islamic Architecture and Design.
IFIAD aims to shed light on the potential of Islamic architecture & Design to function once again as an innovative ground out of which can be produced adequate physical environments with genuine esoteric and exoteric values in order to enhance the life of its people.

IFIAD 2008 is titled: Ideals, Innovation, and Sustainability

The topics of IFIAD 2008 are the following:

Topic 1: History, Theory, and Criticism of Islamic Architecture & Design.
Topic 2: Islamic Ideals and Principles in Architecture & Design.
Topic 3: Contemporary Design and Innovation in Islamic Architecture.
Topic 4: Islamic Architecture & Design in Sustainable Built Environment.
Topic 5: Examples and case studies of successful Contemporary Islamic Architecture and Urban Design projects.
Topic 6: Education of Islamic Architecture and Design in Schools of Architecture, Engineering, and Urban Planning



University City, University Of Sharjah, College Of Engineering