... But some of us may not know that modern town planning was first introduced by Muslims, along with gardens and fountains.
Muslim towns were designed based on four main criteria...
- Weather/ Landscape
- Religious/Cultural Beleifs
- Sharia Law
- Social/Ethnic groupings
Many cities had a hot climate, and some rocky landscape , which led to the foundation of buildings being strong and flexible, along with narrow streets with lots of shade.