Appraisal of ablution station at mosque for people with disabilities : learning from the past, designing for the future / Nur Aqilah Azahar and Md Azree Othuman Mydin

Azahar, Nur Aqilah and Mydin, Md Azree Othuman (2018) Appraisal of ablution station at mosque for people with disabilities : learning from the past, designing for the future / Nur Aqilah Azahar and Md Azree Othuman Mydin. In: 3rd Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2018 (USBET2018), September 2018, Universiti Teknologi Mara Perak Branch.

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Abstract

A mosque is not only something that will normally use by Muslims but it will be visited by various kind of person including handicapped people. Therefore, a mosque must be universally designed to cater all kinds of users, including People with Disabilities (PWDs), the elderly and not to forget children. In this case, facilities is a must thing that should be considered while designing the mosque especially ablution.
For followers of Islam, ablution is a state that is prerequisite for praying. This research is aiming to identify the present of design of feasible and user-friendly ablution station at the Mosques in state of Penang for People with Disabilities (PWDs). There are two methodologies will be used in this research to collect all related data. The first one is Access Audit. This method will be used in order to know the current condition and facilities that are being provided in the ablution station at the mosque. The next is semi-structured interview which in purpose to collect all the data related to the mosque from persons or committee that responsible for it. Results from the case studies had shown that there are many important element that need to be provided in the ablution area for PWDs especially seats, water taps, finishing materials such as accessories like handrails, signs for PWDs as well as barrier provisions.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Azahar, Nur Aqilah
aqilahazahar95@gmail.com
Mydin, Md Azree Othuman
azree@usm.my
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Architecture in relation to special subjects
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Architecture in relation to special subjects > Malaysia
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Sustainable architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Sustainable architecture > Malaysia
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Architecture in relation to special subjects > Human factors and architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Architectural drawing and design
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Mosques
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Mosques > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: 3rd Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2018 (USBET2018)
Event Dates: September 2018
Page Range: pp. 365-371
Official URL: https://icrp2018.wixsite.com/icrp18
Item ID: 48186
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ablution station, Accessibility, Design, Disabled person, Mosque
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/48186

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