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 main idea is to re-interpret the elements that constitute the Mosque, without pushing the limits of the already established principles of Islamic Architecture.
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.
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…
Abbey Mills London, Newham Mosque, Tablighi Jamaat Building, West Ham Architecture, Picture Abbey Mills – London Markaz West Ham Mosque Building: Masjid-e-Ilyas – originally by Mangera Yvars Architects 4 Nov 2011 London Markaz – London Mosque Building NRAP replaces Allies & Morrison as architects for this long-running project. Was due to be the largest religious…
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.