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Professor Gharipour receives Research Award at CELA Annual Meeting

Dr. Mohammad Gharipour, Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning, recently received the Research Award (senior level) from Council of Educators of Landscape Architecture (CELA) in their annual meeting in Beijing, China.  This is the most prestigious award for research on landscape architecture.  According to CELA, “This annual award is given to a prolific researcher with more than ten years of teaching experience. This award acknowledges outstanding, innovative, and noteworthy research work related to the landscape architecture discipline.”

Dr. Gharipour has published eight books on architecture and landscape, including Persian Gardens and Pavilions, which is the main reference in landscape history.  Dr. Gharipour has widely researched historic and modern gardens and landscapes in the Middle East.  His recent book which is published by Routledge explored the design of contemporary urban landscapes in the Middle East from Egypt to Pakistan.  Dr. Gharipour is the founding editor of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture, a leading periodical in architectural research.

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