Study of house orientation and their placement towards sustainable Islamic residential area

Junara, Nunik and Mutiara, Elok and Senjana, Suci (2020) Study of house orientation and their placement towards sustainable Islamic residential area. Presented at International Conference on Green Technology 10, 2-3 October 2019, Savana Hotel, Malang.

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Indonesia is a country which exhibits full of dynamic in its physical development. There are existing kampongs, within the city rapid development growth, preserve with their
abundant cultural and traditional potentials. Muslim kampongs are one of the traditional settlements embedded with significant Islamic characteristics. Religious or belief factor is one of the issues that determine occupational typology. In traditional society, this is a dominant aspect that signifies their community identity. In this research, the leading indicators include the
nature of law, faith in religion and culture, design principal from Sharia law, and social principal.
This study aims to investigate the relationship between traditional settlement patterns with religious influences, especially Islam in Indonesia through house orientation and their placement. This paper adopts a content analysis method to achieve the research objective of “Islamic Housing Typology.” From the content analysis, it is discovered that the orientation and house placement has a significant relationship with the Muslim worldview. The existence of mosques and boarding schools are some of the factors forming the orientation of Muslim residential areas. This study enhances the existing literature on the importance of house orientation and their placement in the Muslim residential area.

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Keywords: Islamic residential; typology; house orientation
Subjects: 12 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN > 1201 Architecture > 120102 Architectural Heritage and Conservation
Divisions: Faculty of Technology > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Nunik Junara
Date Deposited: 10 May 2020 00:40


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