Contemporary Meaning and Function of Minaret An Exploration of Grand Mosque Hasyim Asyari
- 10.2991/icosihess-19.2019.57How to use a DOI?
- architecture, contemporary mosque, minaret, Jakarta, Hasyim Asy’ari
This paper will investigate and interrogate the significance and existence of minaret in contemporary urban mosque in Jakarta. Etymologically speaking, minaret derives from the word manaras, which means mercusuar. Throughout history, minaret was not built to amplify call prayer and its development in the Middle Eastern context were various among regions. Yet, in Indonesia minaret was only known during the modern Indonesian era following different cultural and historical contexts. In contemporary context, prominent Indonesian architects are still put minaret in their mosques design. Through an exploration of Jakarta Grand Mosque KH Hasyim Asyari, Jakarta and the lens of the architect and the ummah, we will analyze the meaning and function of the minaret and how it transform or not transform the ritual spatial practice of the ummah in contemporary urban context.
- © 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
- Open Access
- This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).
Cite this article
TY - CONF AU - Muhammad Fatih AU - Herlily AU - Kemas Kurniawan PY - 2019/10 DA - 2019/10 TI - Contemporary Meaning and Function of Minaret An Exploration of Grand Mosque Hasyim Asyari BT - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Sustainable Innovation 2019 – Humanity, Education and Social Sciences (IcoSIHESS 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 334 EP - 339 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icosihess-19.2019.57 DO - 10.2991/icosihess-19.2019.57 ID - Fatih2019/10 ER -