Privacy, modesty, hospitality and the design of Muslim homes in Australia
Othman, Zulkeplee (2016) Privacy, modesty, hospitality and the design of Muslim homes in Australia. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.
This cross-disciplinary, exploratory case study architectural research adopts a social science methodological approach to investigate the influence of cultural traditions and religious teachings on domestic behaviours and utilisation of interior spaces of six Muslim families' homes in Brisbane. Based on the tripartite principles of privacy, modesty and hospitality (PMH), this study acknowledges the contributions of Australian homes in providing a safe and private domain for these families to undertake daily activities while continuing their cultural and religious traditions. This research further acknowledges the significance of Australian homes to these families in the promotion of social inclusion to the wider society.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)|
|Supervisor:||Buys, Laurie & Aird, Rosemary|
|Keywords:||Home, Muslim, Islam, Australia, Privacy, Modesty, Hospitality, Exploratory research, Case study, Social inclusion|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||19 May 2016 07:12|
|Last Modified:||19 May 2016 07:12|
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