The architecture of home in Cairo : socio-spatial practice of the Hawari's everyday life

The hawari of Cairo - narrow non-straight alleyways - are the basic urban units that have formed the medieval city since its foundation back in 969 AD. Until early in the C20th, they made up the primary urban divisions of the city and were residential in nature. Contemporary hawari, by contrast, are...

Ausführliche Beschreibung

1. Verfasser: Abdelmonem, M. Gamal.
Ort/Verlag/Jahr: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, [2015].
Umfang/Format: xviii, 349 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.