The proposal deploys the most fundamental principle of the Islamic tradition, namely the sense of unity, to create a new city-level place of worship that is flexible enough to accommodate daily users and large Friday congregation.
Typical mosque elements like the dome, minaret, portico are incrusted in our collective memory as the expression of the Islamic religious building. We used all those elements
For us, the design solution for The Central Mosque of Prishtina has as its foundation the notion that Prishtina is a bridge between the East and The West.
The building is representative on a level worthy of a Central Mosque, not only by its monumental mass, but also by its contemporary architectural quality, symbolic expression of Islamic identity and tradition.
The new Central Mosque occupies a strategic position within the extended urban centre of Prishtina. The main urban road limits two distinct, modern parts of the city here.
The main idea is to re-interpret the elements that constitute the Mosque, without pushing the limits of the already established principles of Islamic Architecture.
Cambridge Mosque, Romsey Building, Islamic Architecture England, News, Images Cambridge Mosque, UK : Building Information Cambridge Mosque Building, southeast England – design by Marks Barfield Architects Cambridge Central Mosque award – shortlisted for Brick Awards 2019 28 Nov 2011 Cambridge Mosque Building Ambitious Cambridge Mosque Project Submitted for Planning Permission A planning application for the…
Newham Council advised Tablighi Jamaat, whose temporary planning permission to operate a smaller mosque expired three years ago, that it has to stop using the mosque or face eviction and Newham Council compulsorily purchasing the land.
The circle form represents the universe and infinity (The symbol of infinity is formed by twisting a circle!). At the same time circle is the symbol of unity. Centric planned Ottoman mosques are circularized, permitted by extent of construction.
Hackney, London E2 – a new 3 storey contemporary addition to an existing mosque in a listed building in a conservation area has been given planning permission by Tower Hamlets.
The Middle East Lighting Design Award was given to Speirs and Major Associates in recognition of the significant contribution the lighting has made to the internal spaces of the building and the technical level of difficulty in achieving the result.
Mosque of Córdoba Building, since 784-; 961; 987, Andalucia, southern Spain: this religious site has gone from Secular to Christian to Islamic and back to Christian: Site of Roman temple, later a Christian Visigoth church in the 7th Century.