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Aksesibiliti surau di dalam pusat membeli-belah sebagai sebuah pusat ibadat Islam

Rizal, Shah and Syed Ariffin, Syed Ahmad Iskandar (2019) Aksesibiliti surau di dalam pusat membeli-belah sebagai sebuah pusat ibadat Islam. Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 16 (1). pp. 1-19. ISSN 1823-884x


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Surau function as a prayer space like a mosque and can be categorized into two, surau with its own structure and surau as room or praying spaces. Unlike mosque, surau does not have a clear architectural typology, especially for surau in public building like malls. Islamic religious center like mosque or surau must have a high accessibility rate to make it easily access by the general public especially people with disability, old citizen, and women. The objective of the reseach is analyse the accessibilty rate of surau in shopping malls as Islamic religious center for public. The research scope is Federal Teritory of Kuala Lumpur as the capital city of Malaysia beside as point of interest for both local and foreign tourist. 18 nos of malls have been selected with total of 42 surau were observed. The result are shopping malls in the research scope have been built with 3 to 12 stories with the surau at varieties of level from the lowest of basement 3 to the highest floor at level 8. Only 10% of suraus were located on the ground floor, while 57% above ground floor and 33% were located below ground floor. Furthermore, the surau were built not fully complied to the guidelines prepared in building a good facility for all type of visitor especially to the diasbled people, women, and old citizen. Based on study of the 9 elements of accessibilty namely the accessibility, access route, level, center of building, near public area, unhide and obstructed, reachable, separation of man and woman entrance, and disable route it is proven not all surau were built to have universal access.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:surau, mall, shopping center, Islamic religious center, mosque, facility
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:88100
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:14 Dec 2020 22:59
Last Modified:14 Dec 2020 22:59

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