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The Origins and Functions of Islamic Domestic Courtyards

Spahic Omer
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CONTENTS

  • Introduction

Chapter One
Some Observations on the Phenomenon of the Islamic House

  • The significance of the house in Islam
  • The house: dar, bayt, manzil and mankan
  • What makes a house Islamic?
  • Pragmatism in designing an Islamic house
  • A four-step strategy for designing an Islamic house

Chapter Two
Domestic Courtyards before the Era of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

  • What do we mean by domestic courtyard
  • Prophet Adam and building
  • After Adam
  • Some examples of ancient domestic courtyard
Chapter Three
The Advent of Islam and Domestic Courtyards
  •  The essence of building in Islam
  • Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) As A "Builder"
  • The Spaciousness of Madinah houses
  • The Prophet's Houses
  • The Position of the Prophet's houses
  • Major components of Madinah houses and their bulding materials
  • Domestic courtyards during Prophet Muhammad's time
  • Domestic courtyards after Prophet Muhammad's time
Chapter Four
Domestic Courtyards and Climates
  •  The significance of variety of climates on earth
  • Creating favorable microclimates: a basic foundation of buildings
  • Courtyards as climate modifiers
Chapter Five
Domestic COurtyards and the Environment
  • Domestic courtyards boost enviromental awareness
  • Islam on the environment
  • The discernible functions of Islamic domestic courtyards
  • Bringing nature to domestic courtyards
  • Domestic courtyards and Muslims' interaction with space
Chapter Six
Domestic Courtyards and Privacy
  • The 'awrah (privacy or secrecy) of the house
  • The 'awrah (privacy or secrecy) of the houses and the courtyard
Chapter Seven
Domestic Courtyards and recreation
  • Recreation in Islam
  • Recreation and domestic courtyards
  • Multiple benefits of Islamic domestic courtyards
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index




ISBN 983-3855-20-9

First edition, 2008

332 pages

CONTENTS

  • Introduction

Chapter One
Some Observations on the Phenomenon of the Islamic House

  • The significance of the house in Islam
  • The house: dar, bayt, manzil and mankan
  • What makes a house Islamic?
  • Pragmatism in designing an Islamic house
  • A four-step strategy for designing an Islamic house

Chapter Two
Domestic Courtyards before the Era of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

  • What do we mean by domestic courtyard
  • Prophet Adam and building
  • After Adam
  • Some examples of ancient domestic courtyard
Chapter Three
The Advent of Islam and Domestic Courtyards
  •  The essence of building in Islam
  • Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) As A "Builder"
  • The Spaciousness of Madinah houses
  • The Prophet's Houses
  • The Position of the Prophet's houses
  • Major components of Madinah houses and their bulding materials
  • Domestic courtyards during Prophet Muhammad's time
  • Domestic courtyards after Prophet Muhammad's time
Chapter Four
Domestic Courtyards and Climates
  •  The significance of variety of climates on earth
  • Creating favorable microclimates: a basic foundation of buildings
  • Courtyards as climate modifiers
Chapter Five
Domestic COurtyards and the Environment
  • Domestic courtyards boost enviromental awareness
  • Islam on the environment
  • The discernible functions of Islamic domestic courtyards
  • Bringing nature to domestic courtyards
  • Domestic courtyards and Muslims' interaction with space
Chapter Six
Domestic Courtyards and Privacy
  • The 'awrah (privacy or secrecy) of the house
  • The 'awrah (privacy or secrecy) of the houses and the courtyard
Chapter Seven
Domestic Courtyards and recreation
  • Recreation in Islam
  • Recreation and domestic courtyards
  • Multiple benefits of Islamic domestic courtyards
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index




ISBN 983-3855-20-9

First edition, 2008

332 pages

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