Women’s History Month on Archnet

col100472-300x256To mark the Women’s History Month, Archnet (https://archnet.org/) highlights the role of women in Islamic architecture and in the built environment of Muslim societies more generally.

Click around the sliding tiles on the homepage to see monuments of Islamic architecture that were built through the generosity of female patrons; projects by pioneers such as Yasmeen Lari, the first female architect in Pakistan, addressing contemporary problems such as refugee housing; mosques designed by women, and much more.

via https://libraries.mit.edu/akdc/2018/03/08/womens-history-month-on-archnet/

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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