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ID: 300248227
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300248227

 

Record Type: concept
malaqif (wind catchers, towers (building divisions), ... Components (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Wind catchers consisting of tall shafts rising well above rooflines and having a single large opening and a diagonally sloping top facing prevailing winds; found especially in Egypt, Iran, and Pakistan.
 
Terms:
malaqif (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
malaqif (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
malqaf (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
malqaf (Dutch,AD,U,U)
malqafs (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Malqafs (C,U,German,D,PN)
Malqaf (C,U,German-P,AD,SN)
malaquif (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.PJ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Components (hierarchy name)
.... Components (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of components (objects parts)
........ components (objects parts) (G)
Hierarchy of <components by specific context>
............ <components by specific context> (G)
Hierarchy of building divisions
................ building divisions (G)
Hierarchy of towers (building divisions)
.................... towers (building divisions) (G)
Hierarchy of wind catchers
........................ wind catchers (G)
Hierarchy of malaqif
............................ malaqif (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Windvangers die bestaan uit hoge schachten, die ver boven de daken uitsteken en één grote opening en een diagonaal hellende bovenkant hebben, die gericht is in de richting waar meestal de wind vandaan komt; met name in Egypte, Iran en Pakistan. 
German ..... Windfänger, der aus einem hohen, weit über die Dachlinie hinausragenden Schacht besteht, eine einzige große Öffnung hat und eine diagonal gegen die vorherrschende Windrichtung abfallende Spitze; zu finden insbesondere in Ägypten, im Iran und Pakistan.  

Sources and Contributors:
malaqif............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Personal Communication Prof. Yasser Tabbaa - U. of Mich./Prof. Wheeler Thackston - Harvard; needs diacritic
malaquif............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
.................  TAA database (2000-)
malqaf............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Aga Khan Glossary (1984)
.................  Fathy, Natural Energy and Vernacular Architecture (1986) illustration, GLOS
.................  Grube, Architecture of the Islamic World (1978) GLOS
.................  Oliver, Dwellings (1987) illustration, 122
Malqaf............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.................  Muscheler, Haus ohne Augenbrauen (2007) 181
.................  Speiser, Erhaltung arabischer Baudenkmäler in Ägypten (2001) 20
.................  Volkoff, 1000 Jahre Kairo (1984) 139
malqafs............  [VP]
.................  Schoenhauer, 6000 Years of Housing (1981) Vol. 2, GLOS
Malqafs............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.................  AAT-Deutsch (2012-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin

 

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