In a first, mosque shortlisted for UK’s most prestigious architecture award [PICTURES]
The stunning mosque was designed by Marks Barfield Architects by artfully blending in Muslim and English architectural traditions.
In first, the Cambridge Central Mosque in the United Kingdom (UK) has been shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize 2021 Prize.
The RIBA Stirling Prize is the UK’s most prestigious architecture award. The award is given to those whose architecture is thought to be the most significant for the evolution of architecture and the built of environment.
The Cambridge Central Mosque, which is Europe’s first eco-friendly mosque, has been shortlisted for this prestigious award.
This stunning mosque was designed by Marks Barfield Architects by artfully blending in Muslim and English architectural traditions.
The mosque has been built in a splendid yet straightforward method where a small building in a low-rise residential neighborhood can handle a thousand worshippers.
The inner support structure of the mosque has been artfully constructed using timber trees. The geometrical design of these internal wooden structures has been designed through work with geometric artist Keith Critchlow.
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