Conceptual Proposal Of The Halal International Trade Centre
The sustainability design approach is used in the planning of this brand new development located at the port island of Pulau Indah
The design will incorporate and follows high environmental standards in the effort to minimize energy requirements, reduce water consumption, using materials which will cause environmental impact, reduce wastage by using recycled materials, conserve/enhance, add value to its surrounding natural environment. It is a conscius effort to design a well thought off design that includes the environment, technology and the quality of the people using the space as a place that can be used both for working, leisure or as an open exhibition area.
Design Approach Progressive Islamic Architecture The Architecture.
The modern design was incorporated with many synbolic meanings relating to Islam itself. Is “PROGRESSIVE ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE” a clearly defined and generally accepted architectural style? How would one define the term “PROGRESSIVE ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE”? What are the achievements and prospects of such architecture?
What would be the new forms to describe the tenants of “PROGRESSIVE ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE”. Defining Islamic architectural style would limit other values in a few features and symbols. To have an answer we think it would need to understand what is really significant about the design of “Islamic Architecture”, what made it so influential, why it had a strong impact and wide spreading, and why it even reached the extent of city scale and planning. We believe that early Muslim builders adapted their architecture smartly to fit both the learning, necessities and concepts of ’Islam’, and the culture, characters and traditions of the region it stepped foot in, from Morocco to India and from Spain to China.
We think this methodology would best define ‘Islamic Architecture’, its principles and philosophy, like rescpecting the environment, respecting people’s need and privacy, regulating land ownership and neighbour relationships, the self-management of streets and alleys by its locals and how this affects the overall social life of the city. All these principles are valid either previously or during our time, it can never rely on symbols and physical features because for example, a school in Western China or a library in Turkey or a mosque in the United States would generally not follow similar Islamic architectural languages, but instead they can adopt certain principles.