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ARCHITECTURE AND FUNCTION
buddhist-tourism. It also contains different values and symbols that has meanings to the culture. This type of architecture shows the different phases of the life of Buddha. The Po Lin Monastery was built in 1906 by three monks who are known to be travellers located on the Ngong Pateau on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. BUDDHIS M Figure 1. Monasteries also created affluent iconography in their artistic and architectural aspects. Note: Image from http://www.com/countries/hongkong/temples-m .Buddhist temples and Monasteries like the Po Lin Monastery (see figure 1) signify the values and culture that are associated with the Buddhism religion.
Design Aspects Purpose and Roles Pagodas Temples/Place Devotion of Worship Rising columns and roofs Paintings/Arts Sculptures/Figures Different colors. quality. Safety and Security Serve the life of Buddha Symbolic significance Demonstration of culture values Buddhism . and other design elements.
CHRISTIA NITY During the early spread of Christianity throughout the Roman group.Exterior of Santa Costanza an imperial mausoleum in Rome dating back to 4th century AD.sacred-destinations. Figure 2. The early Christians to the present Christian architecture is not only considered to be beautiful but also provides lots of roles and advantages particularly those that revolve around the aspects of the religion. a change in architectural designs are also being considered.com/italy/rome-santa-costanza . Note: Image from http://www.
Design Aspects Purpose and Roles Basilica Ambulatory Mosaics Tesserae Pendentives The Art of Carolingian Mausoleums Adoration halls Ceremonial demonstrations Religious principles Community Christianity .
org/Culture/Mosques . For instance.ISLAM The Islamic culture is known to be very religious. and visual art forms in Islam. Islamic Civilization Note. The Sultan Ahmet Mosque (blue mosque).islamicity. architecture. This includes literature. Image from www. The Sultan Ahmet Mosque popularly known as the blue mosque was built in Istanbul during the 17th Century by architect Sedefkar Mehmet Agha (see figure 3). built in Istanbul 17th Century by architect Sedefkar Mehmet Agha. Figure 3. Muslim faith in the Quran are replicated in every phase of life.
stucco. green” Islam “Mosque” .Design Aspects Purpose and Roles Symbolical significance Reflected faith in the fundamental tenets of faith Opponent to Christian churches Adoration house of God “Allah” Community happenings Social happenings Political happenings Tombs Hospitals And other services Mosque structures Stone. turquoise. marble. smaller semidomes Gibla Mihrad forte Visual art using “geometric and plant designs” Calligraphic plans Colored glass windows Rugs Attractive tiles Colors “blue. display huge central domes.
but given with few accommodations and changes They represent cultural importance and preferences with each of the designs .CONCLUDING SUMMARY The Architecture design aspects are connected with each religion The styles will vary in architectural styles. and purposes They are all derived from past architectural designs. roles. plans.
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