HART 626 Ottoman Architectural Practices Select Term:
A research seminar built around four main, interrelated axes of inquiry : (a) Compiling all relevant information about Ottoman architects of, first, the 14th-17th centuries, and then the 18th-19th centuries (including their origins, training and education, biographies and works) in order to advance towards a comprehensive prosopography of the subject both before and after the breakup of the Lodge of Royal Architects; (b) probing relations or networks of patronage (including commissions from the royal house, the sub-royal elite of the ümera and ulema, and commercial-professional strata), as well as the influence exercised by all such patrons on design and execution; (c) reviewing various technical aspects including materials and building site organisation; and (d) exploring the connections between technical data or constraints and symbolic elements in monumental religious architecture in particular. Counts towards the fulfillment of the research seminar requirement in History.
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 10.000
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -