Princeton University Library Catalog

Architectural heritage of Yemen : buildings that fill my eye / edited by Trevor H.J. Marchand.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • London : Gingko Library, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description:
231 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm.
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Foreward / Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber -- 'Buildings that fill my eye': an introduction to the Architectural heritage of Yemen / Trevor H.J. Marchand -- Part 1. Architectural Traditions of Yemen. Early and medieval Sanaa: the evidence on the ground / Ronald Lewcock -- Rasulid architecture / Noha Sadek -- The Bani Tahir and the 'Amiriyya Madrasa: architecture and politics / Venetia Porter -- Some Sufi mausoleums in Yemen / Barbara Finster -- Mocha: maritime architecture on Yemen's Red Sea Coast / Nancy Um -- Construction, development and destruction on Jabal Razih / Shelag Weir -- The domestic architecture of the Northern Plateaux and Eastern Slopes of Yemen: building attitudes and formal identities / Fernando Varanda -- The art of building tower houses in the Wadi Hadhramaut / Pamela Jerome -- The forts of Yemen : the example of the Citadel of Ta'izz / Noha Sadek -- The minarets of Sanaa / Trevor H. J. Marchand -- Part 2. Preserving Yemen's Architectural Heritage. The campaign to preserve the Old City of Sanaa / Ronald Lewcock -- Preserving Shibam: the city of towering mud houses / Tom Leiermann -- Preserving and transmitting traditional building techniques in Yemen / Renzo Ravagnan, Sabina Antonini De Maigret, and Cristina Muradore -- Majil and Birka: cisterns in the Western Highlands of Yemen / Ingrid Hehmeyer -- Part 3. Making Space & Place in Yemen. Paradise built: Al-Shahari's description of Sanaa in the twelfth/eighteenth century / Tim Mackintosh-Smith -- A Nasraniyya in Sanaa, 1988-99 / Deborah Dorman -- Bodies on the move: gender dynamics on a Sanaani minibus / Gabriele vom Bruck -- The Zabidi House / Anne Meneley -- Views of Aden / St John Simpson -- Afterword. Preservation of cultural heritage is the preservation of cultural identity and belonging / Nabil Al-Makaleh and Fahd Al-Quraishi.
Subject(s):
ArchitectureYemen (Republic)History [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781909942073
  • 1909942073
OCLC:
979568167
Other standard number:
  • 99973743858
Related name:
RCP:
C - S