What is a Muslim architectural record?

Architects have a unique responsibility to preserve their work, even in their most dangerous, stressful and challenging environments.This responsibility is often expressed as a 'Islamic architectural record', a title that is frequently used in publications and in the academic literature.The term was first coined by Ibrahim Al-Fayez, who in his book 'Arab Architecture' (2013) describes a Muslim...

The Future of Interiors? From the Inside

Inside the interior architecture certificate (IEC) exam.We spoke with interior architect and founder of architecture company The Future Of Interior Architects, Mafik Elmasry, about the new IEC exam.IEC is a comprehensive exam that is aimed at making the entry level architecture course more relevant to students in an increasingly globalised environment.In order to do that, the exam requires a high...