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The history and character of the Islamic built environment

Omer, Spahic (2009) The history and character of the Islamic built environment. Arah Pendidikan Sdn Bhd., Shah Alam, Selangor. ISBN 9789673231522

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Abstract

This book discusses several vital, yet often misunderstood, themes pertaining to the history and character of the Islamic built environment. The themes discussed are: - An introduction to the character of early Islamic architecture (from 11H/632CE to 97H/715CE) - A reading of the philosophy of rich decoration in Islamic architecture - City planning in Ibn Khaldun's thought - Housing planning policies of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) - The significance of the Rock (Sakhrah) inside the al-Aqsa Mosque - Socio-political conditions surrounding the creation of the Dome of the Rock - The Holy Qur'an on the built environment.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: NA380O55H 2009
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic architecture
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Mrs. Wan Salwati Wan Salleh
Date Deposited: 26 May 2011 16:34
Last Modified: 26 May 2011 16:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/266

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