Open Science Research Excellence

ICIHAT 2020 : International Conference on Islamic Heritage Architecture and Traditions

New York, USA
June 4 - 5, 2020

Call for Papers

ICIHAT 2020 : International Conference on Islamic Heritage Architecture and Traditions is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Islamic Heritage Architecture and Traditions. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Islamic heritage architecture
  • Architectural heritage
  • Archaeological studies
  • Historical aspects
  • The Islamic urban environment
  • Mosques and minarets
  • Mausolea
  • Schools
  • Citadels and fortifications
  • Baths and caravansereis
  • Markets and public spaces
  • Palaces
  • Houses and gardens
  • Bridges and dams
  • Cisterns and qunats
  • Earth-sheltered architecture
  • Irrigation systems
  • Climate adaptability
  • Arches and vaults
  • Wind towers
  • Wind and water mills
  • Domes and squinches
  • Double shell dome
  • Geometry and orientation
  • The use of light
  • Design and nature
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Construction materials
  • Masonry and mortars
  • Wood and wooden roofs
  • Metals
  • Tiles
  • Stone including roofs
  • Adobe constructions
  • Structural analysis
  • Earthquake resistant structures
  • Calligraphy, painting and patterns
  • Architectural conservation
  • Structural rehabilitation
  • Repairs and maintenance
  • Data and documentation
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Oman and Eastern Saudi Arabian architecture
  • The upper Gulf (Kuwait and Basra)
  • The central Gulf (Bahranian and Qatar)
  • The lower Gulf architecture
  • The Persian coast and islands
  • The Trucial coast (Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the Northern Emirates)
  • Classical Ottoman architecture
  • Ottoman Istanbul
  • Turkish architecture in the 18th and 19th centuries
  • The Balkans legacy
  • The Baltic and Caspian Sea legacy
  • Islamic architecture along the Silk Road
  • Islamic architecture in China
  • Other Eastern countries
  • Afghanistan
  • Islamic architecture in the ex Soviet republics
  • Architecture in Malaysia and Indonesia
  • The Indian continent
  • Islamic architecture in El Andalus and other Spanish regions
  • Influence in the Americas
  • The Mediterranean region
  • The East African coast
  • New cities and the search for authenticity