Traditional Islamic Principles Of Built Environment by Hisham MortadaTraditional Islamic Principles Of Built Environment by Hisham Mortada

Traditional Islamic Principles Of Built Environment

byHisham MortadaEditorHisham Mortada

Paperback | January 12, 2011

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Written with the non-Muslim reader in mind, this book analyzes the principles and values established by the tradition of Islam to govern the social and physical environments of Muslims.
Hisham Mortada is an educator and a critic in the field of urban planning and architecture, with interest in traditional Muslim cities, socio-cultural changes and currently sustainable living. He received a Masters degree in Architecture from Pennsylvania State University, USA in 1988 and a Ph.D. in Architecture from Edinburgh Universi...
Title:Traditional Islamic Principles Of Built EnvironmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:January 12, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415515068

ISBN - 13:9780415515061

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Table of Contents

Introduction  1. The Tradition of Islam and Its Law  2. The Traditional Islamic Framework: Its Principles and Dimensions  3. The Traditional Islamic Physical Framework: Its Principles and Dimensions  4. Islam and Modernisation: Principles vs. Materials  Notes and References  Bibliography