pp. 1087-1100 | Article Number: iejme.2016.097
Published Online: August 02, 2016
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The purpose of the study is to examine the ensemble of Islamic architecture and its artistic expression due to its compositional characteristics (shape of the dome, minarets, etc.). The paper presents two methods: a visual fractal analysis and a dimension fractal analysis to verify the applicability of compositional fractal analysis for consideration of the spatial coherence of fractal characteristics (landscape plan, section, elevation, floor plan and ornamental motif). Using the same methodology, we analyze the consistency of fractal characteristics of objects Poi-Kalyan and Bibi-Khanym in Uzbekstan, taking into account their restoration and reconstruction, as well as famous ensemble of architecture, the Taj Mahal in India.
Keywords: Islamic architecture; Taj Mahal; Poi-Kalyan, Bibi-Khanym; compositional fractal analysis
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