Documentation and Heritage Management Plan: Harat as-Sulayf, Ibri Oasis

Documentation and Heritage Management Plan Harat as-Sulayf, Ibri Oasis Situated on the eastern edge of the Ibri oasis the small settlement of as-Sulayf is located in a commanding position, controlling access to the oasis from atop a rocky cliff. The well-defended position, surrounded by towers, walls and demanding topography required the construction a sophisticated water…

Documentation and Heritage Management Plan: Harat al-Aqr, Bahla Fort and Oasis (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Documentation and Heritage Management Plan Harat al-Aqr, Bahla Fort and Oasis (UNESCO World Heritage Site) One of the most ancient of Oman’s oasis settlements, Bahla has been inducted in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list due to its unique architectural character. The gigantic mud brick fort (one of the largest in the world), the restoration…

Heritage and Conservation MArch Module

OutreachHeritage and Conservation MArch Module The ArCHIAM team was closely involved, alongside Dr Ana Souto, in a research-informed teaching experience within the Heritage and Conservation optional module of the MArch Programme Year 2 curriculum. Building on ArCHIAM’s wide expertise and skills in architectural history, conservation, heritage philosophy and its practice, the theoretical outline provided in…

Beyond disciplinary boundaries: “expert-reviewed” research for the Omani government

PublicationsBeyond disciplinary boundaries: “expert-reviewed” research for the Omani government Quattrone, G. (2013). Beyond disciplinary boundaries: “expert-reviewed” research for the Omani government. In M. F. Ottone (Ed.), Theories and experimental design for research in architectural technology (pp. 437-445). Firenze: Firenze University Press. Abstract Impactful research spans disciplinary and methodological boundaries, intersecting broad spectra of theoretical and…

In times of war: Typological and morphological characteristics of dwellings in Hārat al-Yemen in Izkī, Oman

PublicationsIn times of war: Typological and morphological characteristics of dwellings in Hārat al-Yemen in Izkī, Oman Bandyopadhyay, S., Quattrone, G., & Al-Abri, H. N. (2013). In times of war: Typological and morphological characteristics of dwellings in Hārat al-Yemen in Izkī, Oman. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 43, 27-46. Abstract Omani dwelling types remain…