REVITALISING THE WELCOMING EFFECT OF THE IIUM RECTORY BUILDING; THE INTEGRATED APPROACH
Keywords:Grand Archway, Courtyard, Islamic Garden, An-Nur
The nature of this course is to expose students to the various fields of the Built-environment and familiarise students in working with other related professions in a building team. Therefore, the students’ knowledge and skills in Other than that, this project is done to sharpen the students’ knowledge and skills in leadership, communication and team working in the context of the Islamic Values. Scholars, researchers and tourists from around the world usually make academic or social meetings at this university with the intention of presenting papers, joining intellectual discourses, attending conferences and seminars and/or going on a personal tour. Therefore, the re-design of the Rectory Building Grand Archway including the SHAS Mosque upper courtyard is one of the initiatives of Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design to provide visual context of the Main Gate Entrance and the SHAS Mosque in order to make the mosque as the focal point of the campus. To achieve the objective of this project, students are required to make a new design of the Rectory Building Grand Archway including the SHAS Mosque upper courtyard that will give a better welcoming impression of IIUM by the visitors and scholars that come to this university.