Considering the spirit of place in Ayn Al-Qozat Hamedani lecture on place and time
Davoodi, Alborz and Davoodi, Alvand (2008) Considering the spirit of place in Ayn Al-Qozat Hamedani lecture on place and time. In: 16th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium: ‘Finding the spirit of place – between the tangible and the intangible’, 29 sept – 4 oct 2008, Quebec, Canada. [Conference or Workshop Item]
Abstract (in English)
Through holy places, human can approach to the intelligence higher than those gained from ordinary places, and by the material aspect, he find his existence as a kind of non-existence, but it can be imagined existence by the viewpoint of connection to God. Place of everything in Ayn al-Qozat sight is existence level of that element, like the place of water or fire, which specifies presence arena of that thing in the cosmos. So existence of mankind requires a place suitable for human dignity which should be a particular position of "existence" that architecture space stands on it. The aim of research is to study the bases of holy places in Ayn al-Qozat Hamedani lecture on "Place and Time", for applying it in architecture of holy places and to explain the opinions of him, the great philosopher and poet who was living 9 hundred years ago in 12th century A.D in Iran.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Keywords:||sacred places; Ayn al-Qozat; spirit of place|
|Subjects:||O.INTANGIBLE HERITAGE > 01. Generalities
C.ARCHITECTURE > 01. Generalities
|ICOMOS Special Collection:||Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)|
|ICOMOS Special Collection Volume:||2008, 16th|
|Depositing User:||Jose Garcia|
|Date Deposited:||10 Sep 2010 09:47|
|Last Modified:||13 Jan 2011 19:12|
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