International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications

Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017

  • Study the Designing Process and Improvement of Public Spaces in a Participatory Approach

    Ferial Moftakhari, Sayed Hadi Ghoddusifar

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 44-52
    Received: 6 November 2016
    Accepted: 7 December 2016
    Published: 5 June 2017
    Abstract: Following the industrialization process of societies and fading public and urban social spaces, human has lost its original identity and became stranger to its life and environment. Like other phenomena, city is a dynamic organism that consists of components that plays a significant role in the life and its activity and each of those components par... Show More
  • Art in the Service of Religion: A Study of Selected Carvers of Ifa Sculptures and Objects in South-Western Nigeria

    Sanda Francis Ademola, Oladokun Taiwo Olaniyi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 53-62
    Received: 11 November 2016
    Accepted: 21 April 2017
    Published: 16 June 2017
    Abstract: Significant works have been done on the religious content, uniqueness and functionality of African art and objects. However, not much has been done on carvers of religious sculptures. This paper therefore provides a fresh historical account on the origin and exponents of wood carving in Oyo Southwestern Nigeria. Two prominent families of traditiona... Show More
  • Comparative Study of Azerbaijan and North-American Native Tribes’ Folk Beliefs

    Dosent Murshudova Ulduz Bashir

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 63-67
    Received: 27 June 2017
    Accepted: 18 July 2017
    Published: 27 July 2017
    Abstract: The comparative typology of Azerbaijan and North American natives’ folk beliefs has been investigated in this research work. The beliefs dealing with names of months’ of the year that are important in both Azerbaijan and North American Hindu cultures were studied. The Azerbaijan and North American natives have their own unique believes. That is cer... Show More