Download e-book for kindle: Design Criteria for Mosques and Islamic Centres by Akel Kahera,Latif Abdulmalik,Craig Anz

By Akel Kahera,Latif Abdulmalik,Craig Anz

ISBN-10: 0750667966

ISBN-13: 9780750667968

ISBN-10: 1138409030

ISBN-13: 9781138409033

The layout ideas essential to create practical and dynamic modern mosques could be challenging to understand for these surprising with the Islamic religion. 'Design standards for Mosques and Islamic facilities' offers an easy-to-use and functional set of directions for mosque layout, illustrated with three hundred line drawings.

Case experiences of city mosques in manhattan, Washington, Boston, and London and Birmingham among others, show how mosques and Islamic facilities have advanced to combine into the city state of affairs. The publication additionally compares tenets from Western and jap non secular and secular philosophies and discusses their relation to architectural production, place-making, that means, and id. The ebook exhibits how mosques satisfy a number of faith-based and social roles via their layout; it presents a wide-ranging, easy realizing of Islamic liturgical conventions and secular services to permit architects, designers, and neighborhood advocates to paintings with confidence.

'Design standards for Mosques and Islamic facilities' is the 1st committed layout advisor for mosques and Islamic facilities available.

• beneficial properties case reports from the us, united kingdom, and Europe
• Explains basic rules to make it effortless to create potential layout suggestions for those exacting constructions that fulfi ll a number social and spiritual roles.

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