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Dimensions of Masjid architecture: perspectives and writings in theory and design

Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Jahn Kassim, Puteri Shireen and Ibrahim, Mansor and hajeedar, Abdul majid and Mohd Rasdi, Mohd Tajuddin and Nik Mohammad, Nik Arshad and Nik Mohd Yusof, Nik Amirul Faiz and Rashid, Mizanur and Hamat, Sufian and Abdul Majid, Noor Hanita and Abdullah, Fadzidah and Ibrahim, Mohd Najib (2016) Dimensions of Masjid architecture: perspectives and writings in theory and design. Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, IIUM, Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 978-983-3142-33-0

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The book is a culmination of writings from selected practitioners and academics initiated from the elective course of AAR 4033 Masjid Architecture for the Bachelor of Architecture programme in the International Islamic University Malaysia in 2008. The book covers both the theory and design of Masjid Architecture providing perspectives in discussive writings of concepts and approach; evaluation of designs through spatial, tectonic, details and environment; experimentation with construction; and reflective inference to the Quran and Sunnah on the purpose of its establishment. Selected authors are experts in the industry and the academia. The book intend to bridge the gap between theory and design of Masjid least discuss and bring another dimension in reliving the spirit manifested in the establishment of masjid appropriate for the House of Allah.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 2915/54122 This book was initiated upon the first elective course on Masjid Architecture that became the catalyst for the team to explore the symbol of Islamic emergence throughout the centuries from its original source.
Uncontrolled Keywords: masjid, architecture, dimensions,
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BV Practical Theology
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.35 Environmental aspect of architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA190 History
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA4100 Special classes of buildings
N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament > NK1648 Religious art > NK1674 Islamic art
N Fine Arts > Islamic art and architecture > NK1674 Islamic art
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Ar Dr Norwina Mohd Nawawi
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 10:21
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2021 13:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/54122

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