SOAS University of London

Dalla Terra al Cielo: un viaggio nell’architettura dello Yemen

28 September 2017

Opening 10 October 2017 until 26 November 2017 at the MAO Museum of Oriental Art, via San Domenico 11, Turin, Italy. Presentation conference at 5:00pm on 10 October followed by exhibition preview.

Yemen is a country with one of the world’s most extraordinary architectural examples. Sanaa, Shibam and Zabid historic cities are treasuries of rare beauty and are UNESCO’s World Heritage sites. The photographic exhibition presents to the public the astonishing variety of building styles and architectural techniques that have evolved over millennia in a region of diverse geographical territories, climates and cultural traditions. Press Release.

Supported by SOAS University of London, London Middle East Institute, SOAS (LMEI), MBI Al Jaber Foundation, Gingko Library and The British-Yemeni Society.