The Islamic architectural artwork

GRABMYESSAY.COM OFFERS TO EVALUATE SAMPLES OF VARIOUS TYPES OF PAPERS
High School ・Art ・MLA ・1 Sources

The artwork depicts a muslim culture where the house was decorated to fit the community traditions. The architecture of the building is to depict strong attachements of the culture and beliefs of muslims. The cultural beliefs that you would notice in the artwork and architectural designs are old and dating as far back as 650-1220. The plan attached here is for the Greaet mosque in Damascus that is popularly called the Umayyad mosque. The mosque has a very strong adherence to plans above. The first design similar to this was in the year 705-715 A.D. Based on the islamic calender, this was 85-96 A.H. It consists of a massive courtyard (sahn) in the middle with three minarets where calls for prayers are made. There is also the Mihrab which is a wall indicating the direction where all Muslims face while praying. Another important feature of the art is the Qubba. This is dome-shaped construction which represents the presence and authority of heaven. A standard Islam art is constructed from various material such as stone, tiles marbles and decorative mosaic. There are other decorative calligraphy with quotations from Quran found inside the mosque. The Mihrab is usually well decorated with Islamic cartouche inscriptions.

While this courtyard in the middle is found in the Christian architecture too, the justification that this is an entirely an Islam mosque plan is inherent in how it has remained consistent across generation since it was constructed in 715 A.D. This plan has however, been modified throughout history in order to accommodate the number of people visiting the area. An example of such example is Mecca which receive millions of Muslims in pilgrim thus the courtyard has extensively been increased (Bloom, Jonathan, and Sheila Blair pg. 140)

Below is a bird’s eye view of the mosque showing the Sahn, the Mihrab and three Minarets.

I have attached the artistic impression alongside the plan for easy comprehension.

Works Cited

Bloom, Jonathan, and Sheila Blair. "Mecca." In The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture. Oxford University Press, 2009

Get a price
Academic level
Urgency
Pages *275 words
Total price

Prices that are easy on your wallet

Our experts are ready to do an excellent job starting at $14.99 per page

What Clients Say About Us
Our Customers Rated UsGreat
4.8
Out of 5 Based on 280 Reviews
I experienced difficult times trying to complete huge number of assignments to my university at the same time and you, guys, literally saved me. Everything was done in time and on the highest level! I really appreciate your help.
Edward,
Essay, History, 12 pages, 7 days, Master's
First time when I placed an order with you, I just lacked time to do all the homework and it was a lot going on in my family. But today I’m doing it sometimes just for fun – I really enjoy communicating with your Customer Support members and just letting myself being a bit lazy
Yuong Lo Mui,
Literature review, IT, 17 pages, 4 days, Master's
My GPA is 4.0 and I’ve always been doing everything myself, but there is a class which I was about to fail thus my GPA would decrease first time in so many years. I ordered few assignments to be completed with GrabMyEssay.com and you did a great job! Thanks to you I still remain one of the best students on campus.
Rosalinda,
Essay, Politics, 8 pages, 5 days, Junior
I am not used to such services and I usually write all the papers by myself. But this time I got in a very difficult situation and had to order my paper on this website. To my surprise it appeared to be quite good. Thank you, it is really nice service. Think I'll get back to you soon!
Jeremy,
Thesis, Management, 34 pages, 14 days, Master's
I am on my maternity leave now, so I spend a lot of time at home taking care of my little son. I’ve decided to get one more higher education degree while I’m spending so much time at home and applied for distance learning in one online college. But caring a baby takes even more time then I excepted so I’m the way too busy to write the complicated masters level research works, but GrabMyEssay.com is so-so-so cool! Thank you for that you exist! I don’t know what I would do without you all!
Karen,
Essay, Education, 15 pages, 8 days, Master's
I am studying and working at the same time and it is difficult to cope with university assignments as I am very tired after the work day. You service is a salvation for me as it helps to do everything on time. I am really happy about it. Wish you everything the best! Especially my lovely writer 109!
Desmond,
Coursework, Religion, 11 pages, 7 days, Master's

We at GrabMyEssay.com

work according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which means you have the control over your personal data. All payment transactions go through a secure online payment system, thus your Billing information is not stored, saved or available to the Company in any way. Additionally, we guarantee confidentiality and anonymity all throughout your cooperation with our Company.

Try our service with 15% Discount for your first order!   Try our service with 15% Discount for your first order!   Try our service with 15% Discount for your first order!  

Order Now