Last year’s posting on 35 DAZZLING ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE looked into the Islamic concept of simplicity.
In this festive day of Eid-al-Fitr 2016 (End of Ramadan), we relook into the modern approach of the Islamic concept. The design questions lie on whether the modern construction method may have overshadowed the Islamic concept. Amidst Modernism, whether the Islamic spatial concept is retained.
Here we look into samples of Modernising Islamic Architecture
Extendable Shelter Space
02-FAÇADE & ROOF STRUCTURE
Architects: Senan Abdelqader
Location: Jerusalem, Palestine
Project Area: 1700 sqm
Photographs: Amit Giron
Is it a Mashrabiya House ?
Repetition of Ancient Islamic patterns
Complex girih patterns with 16-, 10- and 8-point stars at different scales
in ceiling of the Tomb of Hafez inShiraz, 1935
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