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Reminiscing the aesthetics and true functions of decoration in masjid

Zainal Abidin, Norzalifa (2018) Reminiscing the aesthetics and true functions of decoration in masjid. Noor Publishing, Beau Basin, Mauritius. ISBN 978-620-2-34358-9

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Abstract

“Arts are among the important and direct manifestation of the principles of the tradition, for men live in forms and in order to be drawn towards the Transcendent archetypes, they must be surrounded by forms that echo transcendent archetypes.”(Nader Ardalan, 1983). The role of decoration is one of the unifying factors in all buildings or objects from all over the Islamic world. The decorative principles of Islamic art can be applied to all types of building at all times (when the relationship between all applied arts and architecture). The decoration in the Islamic art especially the surface decoration in the Islamic architecture has a physical reality and visual impact which is independent and as important as their architectural forms. All of these visual effects are applied and enriched in carpet, cushion and also on ceiling or walls. The same decorative schemes are used for these decorations. Floors and ceiling contribute to the fluidity of space (Dalu Jones, 1987, p.161).

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 3021/68194
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic Arts, aesthetics, functions, decoration, Masjid
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H62 Study and teaching. Research
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H71 General works
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA4100 Special classes of buildings > NA4590 Religious buildings
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Applied Arts and Design
Depositing User: Mdm norzalifa zainal abidin
Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2018 09:24
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2019 13:02
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/68194

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