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id ascaad2006_paper23
authors Ali, Rasha
year 2006
title Islamic Architecture and Digital Databases
source Computing in Architecture / Re-Thinking the Discourse: The Second International Conference of the Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design (ASCAAD 2006), 25-27 April 2006, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
summary Epigraphy in Islamic architecture represented an indispensable element in its conceptual design and structure. Our research investigates this unique role, which epigraphy played in Islamic architecture as a tool singularizing this architecture and the sensuality it inspires inside a building while bestowing on it its particular identity. This how SADEPIG came to being: it is a virtual database regrouping all the information about the monumental epigraphy which date from the Sa‘dian period in Morocco (1527- 1660). The digital corpus of monumental Sa‘dian inscriptions provides also buildings plans, virtual tour within the monument, construction details, information about the identity of patron and builders.
series ASCAAD
email ruchii@aucegypt.edu
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100%; open Photographic survey of mosaic and tiled floors – A methodology (2003) Find in CUMINCAD ANDREWS, D.P., BECKETT, N.J., CLOWES, M. AND TOVEY, S. , M.O. ALTAN, ed. 19th international symposium CIPA 2003, 30 September-04 October Antalya (Turkey). Istanbul: International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 34(5/C15), 241-246

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