Gardens and Landscapes: Origins and Evolution in Central Asia


Fri, 02/11/2022 - 3:00pm


Part of the Spring 2022 Middle Eastern and North African Studies Colloquium Series

Mohammad Gharipour, Professor of Architecture and Graduate Department Chair, Morgan State University

Mohammad Gharipour


This lecture will address the origins of gardens and their development in Central Asia, especially after the advent of Islam.


Mohammad Gharipour is Professor and Chair of the Department of Built Environment Studies at the School of Architecture and Planning at Morgan State University in Baltimore, USA. He has received many prestigious grants and awards from several organizations such as Hamad Bin Khalifa Fellowship in Islamic Art (2007), the Society of Architectural Historians (2008), National Endowment in Humanities (2015), Fulbright-Hays (2016), Council of Educators of Landscape Architecture (2016), Foundation for Landscape Studies (2016), National Institute of Health (2017), AIA (2018), and Fulbright (2019). Dr. Gharipour is the director and founding editor of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA). In addition to publishing more than 120 papers, entries, and reviews, he has authored and edited thirteen books including Persian Gardens and Pavilions (I.B. Tauris, 2013). He is also the co-founder of the Epidemic Urbanism Initiative.

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