ARTH 718
Isfahan: Architecture, Urbanism & Landscape under the Safavids (1590-1725)
Instructor: Professor Holod
W 5-7

Course Description

This seminar will study the creation of the early modern capital of Iran under the Safavids. The new cityscape intersects with inherited and elaborated ideas of the monument, the palace and the garden on one hand, and with expanded spaces for public performance and popular culture on the other. Persian desirable although not obligatory

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