The Scientific Center of Kuwait & Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science
UNESCO partners with 1001 Inventions for 2015 campaign
National Educational Programme to launch in Egypt
1001 Inventions partners with the Library of Alexandria
United Nations 'International Year of Light 2015' to highlight 1,000 years of optics
Global record achieved for a 1001 Inventions exhibition
Visiting schools report positive engagement with science exhibition
World-premier show and educational productions
Dutch Premiere for Blockbuster 1001 Inventions
Award-winning production arrives in the Saudi capital
The shared heritage of architecture between the modern world and Muslim civilisation
Domes, vaults, arches and towers… the architecture of Muslim civilisation demonstrated a huge variety of new ideas, many of which were re-used and adapted all over the world. In this zone of the exhibition, explore the lasting legacy of the interchange of ideas between East and West over hundreds of years.
Did you know
...that a thousand-year-old tower in Algeria may have been the inspiration for the spires and towers of European churches?
...that the luxurious spas we know today were already popular in Muslim civilisation in the 10th century?
...that tulips, carnations and irises came from Middle Eastern gardens to Europe in the 11th century?
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