Islamic cities are spread all around the world, but there are some commonalities in the way they are designed that sets them apart from other cities. This article about Urban Planning gives a brief chronological overview of the different influences that have affected the layout of these cities.
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Searching on the open web via Google or another search engine is our go-to instinct. We get it. When searching the open web keep the following in mind:
Word order matters! Google takes into account the way you have typed in your search. Try searching "fashion chemistry" vs. "chemistry fashion." When I do these searches the first result for both is the same, but after that the first search has more science related result and the second more fashion related results.
Operators: Google offers many ways to create advanced searches using various operators that tell the search engine more specifically what you are looking for.
Sorting through results: