A Winning Concept – Kigali Mosque

Winner- Dubai Iconic Mosque

Wall Corporation

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.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 human scale according to the geometry of the prayer order.

Winner – Urban Design & Architecture Design Awards 2019
Firm | Wall Corporation
Category | Cultural (Concept)
Architect | Selim Senin
Country | Rwanda

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 frames 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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