The BA Center for Islamic Civilization Studies is organizing a lecture entitled “Reviving Islamic Architectural Heritage: Bayt Yakan as a Model”, delivered by Prof. Alaa El-Habashi, Professor of Architecture and Heritage Conservation, and Head of the Architectural Engineering Department at the Faculty of Engineering, Menoufia University. It is held on Thursday, 16 March 2023, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, in the Auditorium Hall, BA Main Entrance.

The lecture tackles the approach and vision of Dr. Alaa El-Habashi in reviving the heritage of Islamic architecture through his pioneering experience with regard to the rehabilitation and restoration of the historical house of Beit Yakan on Souq El-Selah Street, El-Darb El-Ahmar district. The house was originally built in the seventeenth century, and was inhabited by aristocratic families who trace their ancestry back to the dynasty of Muhammad Ali Pasha.


Event Schedule

Location Date From: To: Activity Admission
Main Building – Auditorium 16 Mar 2023 16:00 18:00 Lecture Open For Public