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      Five Accessibility Challenges in Access Auditing Mosque Designs

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      Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
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          Grand Mosque is a frequently visited building because it is a place for worshipping God for devoted Muslims and its communal qualities. The lack of access to Mosque creates physical barriers for PwDs and elderly and has discouraged them to join congregational prayers. Mosque accessibility is a prolonged issue that needs to be mitigated. There are five identified access challenges that will be discussed. Revisits mosque’s design intentions and conducting Access Audit at grand mosques for accessibility. Finally, grand mosque design philosophies should consider diversity of users to visit, performing congregational prayers and socially inclusive for all Mosque's functions.

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          Journal
          Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
          E-BPJ
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2398-4287
          November 01 2019
          December 31 2019
          : 4
          : 12
          : 183
          Article
          10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1937
          70932265-ba75-4a66-8921-757d18d1695d
          © 2019

          This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


          Psychology,Urban design & Planning,Urban studies,General behavioral science,Cultural studies

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