NAME OF COURSE/MODULE: HISTORY OF ISLAMIC AND REGIONAL ARCHITECTURE
COURSE CODE: ZAL 3103
NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF: Ar. Dr. Elina Mohd Husini
RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME: Core course required by Board of Architect
SEMESTER AND YEAR OFFERED: YEAR 3 / SEMESTER 1
TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) FACE TO FACE TOTAL GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING
L = Lecture

T = Tutorial

P = Practical

O= Others

L

42

T

 

0

P

 

0

O

 

 

L + T + P + O = 42 HOURS

CREDIT VALUE: 3
PREREQUISITE (IF ANY): NONE
OBJECTIVES: 1.             To expose students to the Islamic architectural history and its application in architectural design.

2.             To expose students to the different character of Islamic architectural style of various periods.

3.             To expose students to the usage of technology in terms of Islamic architecture of various periods.

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of this course students should have the ability to :

1.   Explain the development of Islamic architecture from the days of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) until the present (C2, A3).

2.   Identify the characteristics of ancient and traditional built forms of Islamic architecture (C1).

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS: Students should be able to develop problem solving skills through a process of lectures, tutorials and discussion.
TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY: Teaching-learning strategy :

  1. This course will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and discussion.

Assessment strategy :

  1. Formative
  2. Summative
SYNOPSIS:

 

The course focuses on the development of Islamic architecture throughout the world until the present since the inception of Islam as a religion. It also inter-relates the concept of architecture with Islamic traditions and its contributions in arts, science and technology through the adoption of the belief that Islam is a way of life.
MODE OF DELIVERY: Lecture, Tutorial, Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES:
A. Continuous Assessment (40%)
Category Percentage
·    Group Assignment – Measured Drawings

40%

B. Final Examination (60%)
·    Structure/Essay Type Questions 60%
MAIN REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE 1.     Akhter, S. (2009). Faith and Philosophy in Islam. Gyan Publishing House.

2.     Ettinghausen, R., Grabar, O. & Jenkins-Madina, M. (2003). Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250. Yale University Press.

3.     Fazio, M. & Moffett, M. (2008). A World History of Architecture. McGraw-Hill Professionals.

4.     Hakim, B. S. (2008). Arabic-Islamic Cities : Building and Planning Principles. EmergentCity Press.

5.     Hattstein, M. & Delius, P. (2013). Islam : Art and Architecture. H. F. Ullmann Publishing.

6.     Hoag, J. D. (2004). Islamic Architecture (History of World Architecture). Phaidon Press.

7.     Khan, W. A. (2014). Historical Development of Islamic Architecture (Volume 1 : Period to 1526 AD) : Part 1. Dr W A Khan.

8.     Mortada, H. (2011). Traditional Islamic Principles of Built Environment. Routledge.

9.     Silverstein, A. J. (2010). Islamic History : A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press.

10.   Stierlin, H. (2002). Islamic Art and Architecture : From Isfahan to the Taj Mahal. Thames & Hudson.