Tuesday, April 8, 2014

3-Day Seminar Course: Unraveling the Mystery of Proportion in Mughal Architecture - Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts

The Ahmed Mimar Centre of Architecture

 Islamic Art & Culture Series
3-Day Seminar/Short Courses
February - May 2014

Seminar 03
Unraveling the Mystery of Proportion 
in Mughal Architecture

Taimoor Khan Mumtaz
MA PRASADA, Leicester, UK, BArch, 
National College of Arts, Lahore

Wednesday 16th – Friday 18th April 

‘It can be argued that for our cultural context the message and philosophy of traditional art is still culturally relevant and appropriate as a valid artistic expression…. [I]t is above all the message of traditional art, whose harmony and beauty aims at reflecting something of the ‘timeless’, which is relevant and meaningful not only in our cultural context but at all times and in all places.’

The present seminar aims to investigate architectural design methods used in Mughal Architecture. The primary aim is to provide an introduction to the methods and principles used to determine the architectural form in Mughal Architecture. The theoretical background for Mughal design methods shall also be studied. 

Taimoor Khan Mumtaz is a practicing architect specializing in Islamic Architecture. He has presented numerous papers at national and international conferences on Islamic Art, Sacred Geometry and Tradition and Modernity. He teaches architecture at Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore and conducts workshops on Islamic Architecture at various educational institutions.

Hastoneest  Seminar/Short  Courses are intensive learning courses of three days where leading scholars and members of the Hastoneest teaching faculty give participants an introductory understanding into topics related to tradition and modernity.

Reading material will be provided. Certificates will be issued for each course.
Venue: Hast-o-Neest Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts, 31-G, Gulberg II, Lahore.
Timing: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (with tea break)

Email or SMS: Seminar Number, Participant Name, Email Address & Cell Number - Email: hast.o.neest@gmail.com 0300-847 1855, 0300-849 3170

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