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Islamic values and veil architecture : case study traditional Iranian courtyad houses

Abdul Rahim, Asiah and Abu Hassan, Fatin Zahida (2011) Islamic values and veil architecture : case study traditional Iranian courtyad houses. In: International Conference on Universal Design in Built Environment (ICUDBE 2011), 22-23 November, 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Veil architecture applied in Traditional Iranian Courtyard appears to have a reflection of the Islamic values and components of Islamic architecture. This paper will explore how does veil archltecture is interrelated with the Islamic values to build up an ideal Muslim house, without disregarding the climate, religion, social, culture, political and other geographical factors. Methods of data collections are based on qualitative and descriptive analysis using case study, which include the following: historical research, in depth literature review and contents analysis, observation, plan analysis, interviews with local people and the expert. The visited selected case study is traditional Iranian courtyard houses in Kashan and Esfahan, Iran. The significance of this paper is to revive in the re-consideration of the implementation of these unique elements into contemporary house designs, where invention and improvement can still exist together with authority and authenticity of the precedents and tradition, while still observing the Islamic teachings, socially and culturally acceptable in the present and future time

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 3061/12607
Uncontrolled Keywords: Veil architecture, Islamic architecture, traditional Iranian, courtyard house, islamic values, contemporary house
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Prof. Dato' Sri Ar. Dr. Asiah Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 07 May 2013 22:50
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2021 21:44
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/12607

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