Converging Identities: Islamic Architecture in Detroit

Converging Identities: Islamic Architecture in Detroit

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The development of identity and place within the Detroit Muslim community is explored in this thesis through the creation of an Islamic Center and research library in downtown Detroit. The Islamic Center will strive to simultaneously work on multiple levels by establishing connections to Islam within a global context, the local community, and a place for individual development.... and Stairs 59 43 South facing window 59 44 Wayne State Dormitory as seen from Woodward Avenue 60 45 Cathedral Church of St. Paul. 4800 Woodward Avenue 61 46 First Congregational Church of Detroit, located on the North East corner of Forest and Woodward. ... 70 51 Islamic Center, D.C. Two axis: one parallel to the street and one oriented towards Mecca 70 52 Spatial Relationship Diagrams.

Title:Converging Identities: Islamic Architecture in Detroit
Author:Najahyia L. Chinchilla
Publisher:ProQuest - 2007


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