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Revisiting andalusian garden: visions for contemporary Islamic garden design

Abdul Latiff, Zainab and Yaman, Maheran (2017) Revisiting andalusian garden: visions for contemporary Islamic garden design. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 15 (1). pp. 191-200. ISSN 1675-6215 E-ISSN 0128-0945

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Abstract

Andalusian garden is one of the historical gardens in the Muslim world. It appears that the garden designers at the time managed to emulate the spiritual and sacred essence of the paradisiacal environment on earth. The method of content analysis and library search was applied in this study. The findings of this study reveal that the Andalusian garden has been built in accordance with Islamic principles of environment and has crystallized the Quranic paradise description in reality. To conclude, the physical attributes of the Andalusian garden made an essential reference for a contemporary Islamic garden design.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2738/63052
Uncontrolled Keywords: Andalusian garden, Contemporary garden, Environmental principles, Islamic garden
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.35 Environmental aspect of architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying
N Fine Arts > Islamic art and architecture > Islamic garden
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Engku Norulizati Engku Aziz
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2018 10:04
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2018 14:58
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/63052

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