Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque: A Story of Daylight in Sequential Spaces

  title={Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque: A Story of Daylight in Sequential Spaces},
  author={Mohammadhossein Shahani},
  journal={Space and Culture},
  pages={19 - 36}
Throughout history, the spaces of sacred buildings have benefited from inspiring patterns of light. In this context, the present study aims to analyze how daylight pervades the sequential spaces of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Isfahan, Iran, one of the most well-known mosques, during the day. The spaces of the mosque present several appearances of daylight, controlled during different time intervals. Photographs of the spaces taken with the help of a camera depict the different daylight… 
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