Topic: Islamic Architecture

Putting the finishing touches to Ayatollah Khomeini′s mausoleum south of Tehran (photo: Tasnim)

Cultural policy and architecture in Iran

Far from an Islamist Utopia

"The Aleppo Project" logo

Reconstruction of Aleppo

″Others destroy and we rebuild″

Islamic masterpiece from the Aga Khan Museum (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

Islamic art

Iconoclasm: the counter-narrative

Max von Oppenheim in his tent in Djebelet el-Beda, Syria, 1929 (photo: Max Freiherr von Oppenheim-Stiftung)

The German archaeologist and explorer Max von Oppenheim


Enchanted by the Myth of the Orient

La Mezquita in the Andalusian city of Cordoba (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

La Mezquita in Cordoba


Is Cordoba denying its Islamic heritage?

The golden dome of the Dome of the Rock as seen from the Mount of Olives (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Dispute over planned archaeological museum in Jerusalem

Strife at the foot of the Temple Mount

Gardens in Islam


A Metaphor for Heavenly Paradise

The memorial in Mazgirt (photo: Ekrem Eddy Güzeldere)

Memorial to the Dersim Rebellion in Turkey

Apologies and Forgiveness