ARCH1121 A History of Architectural Technology, FA2017



Writing Assignment #8-

Hand Out: November 7, 2017

Due: November 14, 2017

  • Write an essay describing the evolution of Islamic Architecture.
  • Think how to organize your essay; chronologically, by building style, evolution of building components, or location.
  • Discuss specific Islamic building features, decorations, forms, or other components to achieve this.
  • Use specific Islamic monuments to make your points.
  • Choose at least 3 examples for graphic content.
  • Cite sources of graphics.
  • Compare and contrast early Christian, Byzantine, Roman, Greek monuments as precedents.
  • Writing reminders:
  • Full and complete heading information.
  • Standard font size, double spaced, default margins,
  • Please keep original work for yourself and submit a copy.
  • You should illustrate your essay with plans, elevations, and sections as appropriate.
  • Write paragraphs to form the introduction (1), body (1-3), and conclusion (1) parts of your essay.
  • No less than three paragraphs, no more than five paragraphs. (See above.)
  • Provide end notes or bibliography.
  • Only type-written work will be accepted.
  • Images may be ‘cut and pasted’ or hand drawn.