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Islamic architectural heritage in Malaysia

Mohd Nawawi, Norwina (2014) Islamic architectural heritage in Malaysia. In: Islamic Architectural Heritage Symposium 2014 (ISARCH 1), 20th August 2014, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Islamic architecture and Islamic architectural heritage speak volume of the essence and values of the people of the Islamic faith as a physical manifestation within the environmental context they were and currently positioned. This introductory paper to Islamic Architectural Heritage Research Unit (ISArcH) is to provide the vision and mission of the unit incongruent to the International Islamic University Malaysia’s inspiration to be a champion of truth on architecture and architectural heritage based on Al-Quran and Sunnah, for the benefit of Mankind. The presentation dwells briefly on the semantics and definition to provide the framework of the discussion on Islamic architectural heritage in general and the context of Malaysia. The scope of the deliberation provides the tangible and intangible area of the built environment to which examples of research and heritage studies learned from the past for the benefit of the future society are presented. The presentation concluded with the proposed area of research, projects and activities as well as networking that the unit can pivot as a platform in harvesting, acknowledging and practice of the man-made built environment as Allah has envisaged for Mankind as submission to Him.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: 2915/39559
Uncontrolled Keywords: Architectural, Heritage, Islamic, Malaysia
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GT Manners and customs
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA190 History
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA4100 Special classes of buildings
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Ar Dr Norwina Mohd Nawawi
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2014 14:31
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2015 12:24
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/39559

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