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Defining issue of thermal comfort control through urban masjid facade design

Abdullah, Fauziah Hanum and Abdul Majid, Noor Hanita and Othman, Rosniza (2016) Defining issue of thermal comfort control through urban masjid facade design. In: ASEAN-Turkey ASLI (Annual Serial Landmark International) Conferences on Quality of Life 2016 : AMER International Conference on Quality of Life (AicQoL 2016), 25th-27th February 2016, Medan, Indonesia.

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Urban masjids should be provided with an acceptable thermal comfort for worshippers to feel comfortable and relaxed to attain a feeling of tranquility, peace and serenity. This paper aim is to define the issues related to thermal comfort control through urban masjid facade design to achieve the quality of life. The methodology for the study is analytical review to define theoretical framework related to the key areas. The results indicated that healthy indoor living, quality of life in the urban environment, energy consumption and implementation of passive design strategies are the issues governing thermal comfort through the design of facade for urban masjid.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 2995/53437
Uncontrolled Keywords: Façade design; thermal comfort; urban mosque
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.35 Environmental aspect of architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.36 Sustainable 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: Dr Noor Hanita Abdul Majid
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2016 16:52
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2016 16:52
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/53437

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