Aspect of Design Functionality on Communal Mosque in Muslim and Non-Muslim Country

  • Nurul ‘Athiqah Baharudin
  • Alice Sabrina Ismail


The objective of this paper is to provide the description of modern communal mosque in Muslim and non-Muslim countries. Comparative study will help to understand the modern mosques development and fulfil the desire of the Muslim community to produce a sustainable environment. Qualitative research, text interpretation, and observation are used to introduce new recommendations for future communal mosque design.

2398-4279 © 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK.. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Keywords: Sustainable; mosque; semiotic; community


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