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By Akel Kahera,Latif Abdulmalik,Craig Anz

The layout rules essential to create useful and dynamic modern mosques may be difficult to know for these strange with the Islamic religion. 'Design standards for Mosques and Islamic facilities' offers an easy-to-use and sensible set of instructions for mosque layout, illustrated with three hundred line drawings.

Case experiences of city mosques in manhattan, Washington, Boston, and London and Birmingham among others, display how mosques and Islamic facilities have developed to combine into the city state of affairs. The ebook additionally compares tenets from Western and japanese spiritual and secular philosophies and discusses their relation to architectural production, place-making, which means, and id. The ebook indicates how mosques satisfy a number of faith-based and social roles via their layout; it offers a wide-ranging, easy figuring out of Islamic liturgical conventions and secular features to let architects, designers, and group advocates to paintings with confidence.

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

• beneficial properties case reports from the united states, united kingdom, and Europe
• Explains primary ideas to make it effortless to create doable layout suggestions for those exacting constructions that fulfi ll more than a few social and non secular roles.

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