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Title Heritage and sustainability in the Islamic built environment / edited by Bashir A. Kazimee.

Published Southhampton, U.K. ; Boston, Mass. : Wit Pr/Computational Mechanics, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  720.958 HERI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 213 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1.Place and meaning in urban Isfahan -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Isfahan: historical backdrop -- 2.1.Maidan: the united scheme -- 2.2.Residential fabric: life in-between walls -- 2.3.Bridge: the metaphoric bond -- 3.Conclusions -- 3.1.Place and spirituality -- 3.2.Place and nature -- 3.3.Place and community -- 2.Urban recovery: the case of historic Kabul -- 1.Introduction: the historic quarters in the development of Kabul -- 2.The management of the historic quarters -- 3.AKTC's activities in Kabul old city: 2002--2010 -- 4.Conclusions -- 3.Human scale and sustainability in the Ottoman mosque and kulliye -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Origins and evolution of the Ottoman mosque -- 2.1.The conquest of Constantinople and the role of Hagia Sophia -- 2.2.The first Ottoman mosques after the conquest -- 2.3.The 16th-century mosques of Mimar Sinan -- 3.The status and condition of kulliyes in the 19th and 20th centuries -- 3.1.Conservation of kulliyes today --
Contents note continued: 3.2.Tradition and sustainability of Kulliyes -- 4.Conclusions -- 4.Tradition and continuity in the built environment: towards a housing model for Kandahar, Afghanistan -- 1.Introduction -- 1.1.Continuity without change -- 1.2.Change without continuity -- 1.3.Change with continuity -- 2.Housing model for Kandahar -- 2.1.The context -- 2.2.Research and analysis -- 2.3.Village design -- 2.4.Residential segment -- 2.5.House form -- 3.Conclusions -- 5.Historic context strategy with implications to Islamic heritage environment -- 1.Historic context schema -- 2.Parametrical challenges -- 2.1.Theme: The challenge of cultural relevance -- 2.2.Place: The challenge of geographic delineation -- 2.3.Time: The challenge of chronological alignment -- 3.Parallel tangibles -- 4.Conclusions -- 6.The traditional Malay Melaka house of Malaysia: the architectural and cultural heritage -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Methodology -- 3.The Malay Melaka house -- 3.1.Space planning --
Contents note continued: 3.2.Climatic conditions -- 3.3.Communal activities -- 3.4.Cultural influence and religious beliefs -- 4.Conclusions -- 7.Sustainable development and eco-tourism at Bamyan, Afghanistan -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Bamyan -- 3.Researching the narrative -- 3.1.Research phase I -- 3.2.Research phase II -- 3.3.Research phase III -- 4.The narratives -- 4.1.Empowering culture through sustainable design -- 4.2.A caravanserai -- 4.3.Bamyan Centre for Agricultural Research -- 4.4.Institute for Conflict Resolution -- 5.Conclusions -- 8.Spatial heritage of sustainable urbanism in Yazd, Iran -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Environmental influences in spatial structuring of Yazd -- 3.Cultural values and their effects on the spatial character of Yazd -- 4.Technology and economy in shaping of Yazd -- 5.Conclusions -- 9.Iran built environment: a sustainable sample of Islamic cities -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Problem statement -- 3.Research site --
Contents note continued: 4.What are the characteristics of the Islamic city? -- 4.1.Introversion -- 4.2.Landmark building and identity-granting elements -- 4.3.Unity and plurality, fraction and whole -- 4.3.1.Unity and plurality in urban space -- 4.3.2.Unity and plurality in architectural elements and adornments -- 4.4.Hierarchy of spaces -- 5.Urban elements and decoration in the Islamic cities -- 5.1.Urban elements in the Iranian-Islamic architecture -- 5.2.Decoration on facades -- 6.Conclusions -- 10.Catching up with The Kite Runner: architectural authenticity in a world overrun by globalization -- 1.Introduction -- 2.The inauthentic in the east -- 3.A definition of authenticity -- 4.The authentic and the inauthentic in The Kite Runner -- 5.Interpretations of the novel -- 6.Dubai and the question of authenticity -- 7.Conclusions -- 11.Sustainable strategies for preservation of Moslem built environment with focus on arid regions -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Regional ecology -- 3.City and its historic character -- 4.Community and neighbourhood -- 5.Residential subdivision -- 5.1.Housing cluster -- 5.2.Housing form -- 5.3.Housing availability and affordability -- 6.Conclusions.
Other author Kazimee, Bashir A.
Subject Sustainable architecture -- Islamic countries.
Sustainable development -- Islamic countries.
Human engineering.
Buildings -- Environmental engineering.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Islam and architecture.
Human ecology -- Islamic countries.
Place (Philosophy) in architecture -- Islamic countries.
Islamic cities and towns.
Landscape architecture -- History.
ISBN 9781845646240 (hbk.)
184564624X (hbk.)