Akel Ismail Kahera

Akel Ismail Kahera is professor of architecture and urbanism at Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Doha, Qatar. He has written more than thirty peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, encyclopedia entries, as well as four books: Deconstructing the American Mosque: Space Gender and Aesthetics (2002); Reading the Islamic City: Discursive Practices and Legal Judgment (2012); Design Criteria for Mosques: Art, Architecture and Worship (2011); and The Place of the Mosque: Genealogies of Space, Knowledge, and Power (2022).