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architecture educator

Nasser O. Rabbat, architecture educator. Chair, academic boards Barakat Foundation, since 2002; president Middle East Medievalists, 2007—2009, Center for Arabic Culture, Boston, 2006—2007; member editorial board Muqarnas, since 1993; Member of Syrian Studies Association, Society Architectural Historians, American Research Center American (board member 2004-2007), College Art Association, Middle East Studies Association.

Education

Master of Science in Architect, University of California at Los Angeles. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1990.

Career

Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, since 1991. Director aga khan program for islamic architecture Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, since 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Mamluk History Through Architecture: Building, Culture, and Politics in Mamluk Egypt and Syria, 2010. Editor: (book) The Courtyard House between Cultural Reference and Universal Relevance, 2010. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Editor: (book) Citadel of Cairo, 1995.

Membership

Chair, academic boards Barakat Foundation, since 2002. President Middle East Medievalists, 2007—2009, Center for Arabic Culture, Boston, 2006—2007. Member editorial board Muqarnas, since 1993.

Member of Syrian Studies Association, Society Architectural Historians, American Research Center American (board member 2004-2007), College Art Association, Middle East Studies Association.