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In this research, we have produced new modes for measure essential and physical properties of architectural form in Ottoman mosques.
The research has adopted a literary approach in its analysis namely: Salingaros' scientific measurement and Yules' statistical measurement.
The research methodology encompasses the application of this new modes for measure on important mosques, the research also embraces the method of collecting data on building samples. Theses include (7) building samples chosen according to objective criteria. Then, a case study on these samples has been applied using a special formula. In consequence, results relating to the research hypothesis have testified, then it reaches to final conclusions, which described those properties of architectural form in Ottoman mosques, then the research reached to accurate formal description for Ottoman mosques. As a case study according to this thesis.
Keywords: Architectural form in Ottoman mosques, Essential properties of architectural form, Physical properties of architectural form.

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