The plot and the qibla are in a diagonal position. The main place of worship has a capacity of 7500. Due to the forefront of acceptable in Islam, places of worship in the forefront is the longest side.
Rethinking The Future Awards 2020
Second Award | Public Building (Concept)
Project Name: Dubai Iconic Mosque
Studio Name: Wall Corporation
Design Team: Selim Senin
Location: Dubai, Creek Harbour/UAE
Photography Credits: Selim Senin
Other Credits: Selim Senin
As the worship increases the human spirit, the structure rises from the lowest to the minaret by the entrance. The architecture of the mosque was created by increasing the scale of the mass starting from the human scale according to the geometry of the prayer order.
Ablution is taken before prayer in Islam. Before entering the rising rectangular frame spaces where the entrances are provided to the courtyard are entered through the ornamental pool. Each gigantic frame has an area of ablution.
When entering the courtyard, the beams that cross the courtyard are encountered. The triangular opening takes the light indirectly through these beams. Different times of the day will have different shadows.
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