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Cultural factors in traditional Malay house

Abdul Rahim, Zaiton (2011) Cultural factors in traditional Malay house. In: Malay vernacular architecture : traditional and contemporary expressions. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 19-25. ISBN 978-967-418-057-7

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The Malays and their culture are entwined in every aspect of their lives from birth till death. From the pre-Islamic days to gradual Islamic intervention through trading and missionary quests, the culture assimilated left marks in their built environment implicitly and explicitly. Through literature review and observations, this article thence described briefly the salient cultures ofthe Malays that affects the design ofthe traditional Malay houses we had inherited today. Perhaps through understanding of the features, younger generations may be able to reflect their roots and have pride in their rich and considerate cultural heritage.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 2517/20783
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malay, traditional house, culture
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA100 Architecture and the state
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: asst Prof Dr. Zaiton Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2012 21:52
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2012 17:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/20783

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