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By Akel Kahera,Latif Abdulmalik,Craig Anz

The layout rules essential to create useful and dynamic modern mosques should be not easy to know for these surprising with the Islamic religion. 'Design standards for Mosques and Islamic facilities' offers an easy-to-use and sensible set of directions for mosque layout, illustrated with three hundred line drawings.

Case reports of city mosques in manhattan, Washington, Boston, and London and Birmingham among others, reveal how mosques and Islamic facilities have advanced to combine into the city state of affairs. The booklet additionally compares tenets from Western and japanese spiritual and secular philosophies and discusses their relation to architectural construction, place-making, which means, and id. The booklet indicates how mosques satisfy a number of faith-based and social roles via their layout; it presents a wide-ranging, uncomplicated figuring out of Islamic liturgical conventions and secular services to permit architects, designers, and group advocates to paintings with confidence.

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

• positive aspects case stories from the us, united kingdom, and Europe
• Explains basic ideas to make it effortless to create possible layout recommendations for those exacting constructions that fulfi ll quite a number social and non secular roles.

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