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Islamic Architecture Evolution: Perception and Behaviour

Date Added

24/07/2019

Content Type

Documentary

Category

Researches

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Subject Area

Architecture

Author

Mohd Zafrullah MohdTaib and Mohamad TajuddinRasdi

Publisher Name

Elsevier Ltd.

Year of Publication

2012


1. Introduction 2. Literature review 2.1. A historical appraisal 2.2. An anthropological approach 2.3. A semiological analysis 3. Methodology 4. Results and discussions 4.1.General perception 4.2. Perception on sacredness or sanctity spaces 5. Conclusions


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The building of a mosque in this day and age is a great achievement of the Muslim community, particularly if the community is living in a non Muslim country. Technology has been the drive to improve construction method of early Muslim community that influence of values and perception towards Islam in the whole world until today.

While appreciating the quantitative increase and aesthetic embellishments of many new urban mosques, several Muslim scholars, intellectuals and activists have expressed their concern and reservation regarding the function of these mosques in light of pristine world-view of Islam.


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