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Analytical study of changing characteristics on built environment of the contemporary urban buddhist monastic architecture

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dc.contributor.author Wijesekera, D
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-24T07:37:53Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-24T07:37:53Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/271
dc.description The Dissertation submitted to the Architecture for the MSc in Architecture en_US
dc.description.abstract ABSTRACT The Buddhist monasteries in urban context are the places that express Buddhist philosophy in symbolic way. Thus these places needed particular work of architecture to achieve its reality while conveying its message of philosophy to the human being. So, there are several concepts, spatial characteristics of built environment, planning arrangements found in Buddhist monasteries are used to achieve that the Buddhist philosophy in architectural built forms. Those architectural concepts use to express the meaning of Buddhist philosophy in to the humans mind through the built environment./ So the Buddhist built environment is came in to being as outcome of several concepts and spatial characteristics of built environment. Those concepts lay out panning, built forms and spatial characteristics of built environment are stressed need of appropriate environmental qualities. Due to the unavoidable urbanization and scarcity of lands of the urban settlements create more restrictions while following these concepts and spatial characteristics to create Buddhist monasteries. There considering in urban setting of Colombo and its suburbs. Deviations are happened according to the religious philosophy while generating new built environment. But there still followed the same architectural principles and concepts.
dc.format.extent xvi, 84p. : ill. col. photos en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject ARCHITECTURE - Dissertation
dc.subject RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE
dc.subject MONASTIC ARCHITECTURE ;
dc.subject TEMPLES
dc.title Analytical study of changing characteristics on built environment of the contemporary urban buddhist monastic architecture
dc.type Thesis-Abstract
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.degree MSc en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Architecture en_US
dc.date.accept 2006-04
dc.identifier.accno 95732 en_US


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