Faith and the Built Environment

Suha Özkan editor
Comportments, Lausanne, 1995
123 pages, 30 US$

Table of contents:

Suha Özkan
Introduction: Faith, Culture and Architecture / Introduction: Foi, culture et architecture

Ismail Serageldin
Architecture and Behaviour: The Built Environment of Muslims

Dogan Kuban
Perspectives on Islamic History and Art

Frej Stambouli
La Crise sémiotique de l’espace dans le Maghreb Contemporain

Besim Selim Hakim
Missing Elements for a Theory of Urban Form in Traditional Islamic Cultures

Vacit Imamoglu
A Synthesis of Muslim Faith and Secularity: The Anatolian Case

Ikram Gelani
Muslim Housing as Built Environment for Promoting Muslim Societal Behaviour

Gülzar Haider
Faith is the Architect, Reflections on the Mosque

Mohammad A. E. Saleh
Islam and the Built Environment: the Emergence of Vernacularism as an Environmental Ethic Controlling Man

Tawfik Abu Gazzeh
The Social and Psychological Aspects of Boundaries: Human Privacy as the Basis of Architectural Planning in Islamic Culture of Saudi Arabia

Charles Jencks
The Third Way between Fundamentalism and Westernisation