Analysing the Visible Pattern of Use on The Differences in Spatial Typology of Libyan Mosques with Space Syntax
Keywords:Integrated reporting, institutional theory, legitimacy theory, agency theory, corporate disclosure
Changes are inevitable and fundamental phenomena. Indeed, the nations' disappearance and societal transformation relies on a range of variables directly linked to the time and the built environment. While the Space Syntax theory is becoming more popular and is being utilized worldwide, Libya has yet to use it. The purpose of this study is to determine the changes of the Libyan mosque layouts and its spatial typology in different periods of Libya using space syntax methods. The study's sample consists of four different historical mosques and a modern mosque chosen from various Libyan geographical regions. Each case has a specific prominence that is distinguished by their historical identity and spatial typology. Accordingly, the study also relies on the visible pattern analysing specifically represented in the Axial and visibility graph (VGA) analyses to reach the main benchmarks and indicators in measuring the differences in the spatial typology of the mosques using the DepthmapX software. The axial and VGA Graph analysis results demonstrate that the spatial typology of the mosques has been differed significantly and recognized clearly. The study concludes that it can distinguish the differences which is a potential to subsequently affect the changing pattern of use due to cultural.