Wind-towers and pearl fishing: Architectural signals in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century Arabian Gulf
Source of Publication
In this exercise in early modern Islamic archaeology, the authors make an intriguing link between pearl fishing and the wind-towers which provided air-conditioning to the luxury apartments of the successful merchants.
Company of Biologists Ltd
Arts and Humanities
Buildings, Maritime trade, Nineteenth century, Pearls, Persian Gulf
Hawker, Ronald; Hull, Daniel; and Rouhani, Omid, "Wind-towers and pearl fishing: Architectural signals in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century Arabian Gulf" (2005). All Works. 4005.
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Open Access Type
Green: A manuscript of this publication is openly available in a repository