Jumaa Mosque and Sacred Heart Cathedral by John McAslan + Partners
Video People/Products At two very different houses of worship—the Jumaa Mosque, in urban Qatar, and the Sacred Heart Cathedral, in rural Kenya—there’s a moment of revelation at the threshold of sacred space. That critical transition from the outside world “can be awe-inspiring,” says architect John McAslan, whose London-based firm, John McAslan + Partners (JM+P), recently completed both projects. “Yet it’s not about ostentation, but about something far more humble and profound.” At Jumaa…
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Al-Irsyad Mosque / Urbane
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ibda design completes contemporary mosque in dubai
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Image 14 of 26 from gallery of Sancaklar Mosque / Emre Arolat Architects. Photograph by Thomas Mayer