Category Archives: Mosque

Fatima Ladak // Competition Brief Final Output

After 2 prototypes of the competition brief package, the final version is now complete. The inner sheets are now a series of thinner gsm paper type while the outer sheets are heavyweight and matt. This allows the folder to hold

Fatima Ladak // Competition Brief Final Output

After 2 prototypes of the competition brief package, the final version is now complete. The inner sheets are now a series of thinner gsm paper type while the outer sheets are heavyweight and matt. This allows the folder to hold

Fatima Ladak // Competition Brief Precedents

In order to understand the structure and content required within competition briefs, I looked at the AIA Handbook of Architectural Design Competitions. This set out a structure of 3 sections: 1. Procedural Rules 2. The Project Program 3. Submission Requirements I also looked at

Fatima Ladak // Competition Brief Precedents

In order to understand the structure and content required within competition briefs, I looked at the AIA Handbook of Architectural Design Competitions. This set out a structure of 3 sections: 1. Procedural Rules 2. The Project Program 3. Submission Requirements I also looked at

Fatima Ladak // Light in Mosques

While developing the competition brief, I have looked at the concept of qualities of light within spiritual spaces. It is evident that light has been a key consideration for hundreds of years within mosque architecture, as the directionality is said

Fatima Ladak // Light in Mosques

While developing the competition brief, I have looked at the concept of qualities of light within spiritual spaces. It is evident that light has been a key consideration for hundreds of years within mosque architecture, as the directionality is said

Fatima Ladak // Competition Brief Poster

The next stage for the CoLAB project is to construct a competition brief for the general public to enter. Having looked at various competition brief posters on various websites such as RIBA and archdaily, the following is a poster designed

Fatima Ladak // Competition Brief Poster

The next stage for the CoLAB project is to construct a competition brief for the general public to enter. Having looked at various competition brief posters on various websites such as RIBA and archdaily, the following is a poster designed

Jac Doody// Birmingham Central Mosque

  Within this section of the BCM project, we have been asked to produce a competition brief that can be sent to architects to create a new vision for the mosque. I have been looking into the use of social

Jac Doody// Birmingham Central Mosque

  Within this section of the BCM project, we have been asked to produce a competition brief that can be sent to architects to create a new vision for the mosque. I have been looking into the use of social

Fatima Ladak // Presentation Feedback & CoLAB reflection

Following both presentations to the Mosque and Birmingham City Council members in mid December, the clients and the Council members responded quite positively to certain areas, specifically the idea utilising parking for multiple uses in order to generate a source

Fatima Ladak // Presentation Feedback & CoLAB reflection

Following both presentations to the Mosque and Birmingham City Council members in mid December, the clients and the Council members responded quite positively to certain areas, specifically the idea utilising parking for multiple uses in order to generate a source

Jac Doody// Birmingham Central Mosque

  ANALYSIS// While analysing the propositions we were tasked with coming up with a number of criteria to assess it against, one that came out of the interviews was the need for a new typology within mosque design, this ‘british’

Jac Doody// Birmingham Central Mosque

  ANALYSIS// While analysing the propositions we were tasked with coming up with a number of criteria to assess it against, one that came out of the interviews was the need for a new typology within mosque design, this ‘british’

Jac Doody// Birmingham Central Mosque

On our initial visit to the mosque, we decided to explore the surrounding context to see what other activities go on in Highgate. On the adjacent street there stands a Catholic church, this difference in religion seems to go unnoticed

Jac Doody// Birmingham Central Mosque

On our initial visit to the mosque, we decided to explore the surrounding context to see what other activities go on in Highgate. On the adjacent street there stands a Catholic church, this difference in religion seems to go unnoticed

Fatima Ladak // ZSP Analysis

A second proposal by ZSP was analysed in order to give feedback to the mosque members. As a group we analysed the design via the same four criteria as Broadway Malyan. 1. Access: They have reconfigured the vehicular access point, by

Fatima Ladak // ZSP Analysis

A second proposal by ZSP was analysed in order to give feedback to the mosque members. As a group we analysed the design via the same four criteria as Broadway Malyan. 1. Access: They have reconfigured the vehicular access point, by

Fatima Ladak // Broadway Malyan Analysis

Having been given a previous proposal submitted for the Central Mosque design, as a group we analysed four criteria: access to the site, parking spaces allocated, the internal spaces and the aesthetics. Broadway Malyan: 1. Access points have primarily stayed the

Fatima Ladak // Broadway Malyan Analysis

Having been given a previous proposal submitted for the Central Mosque design, as a group we analysed four criteria: access to the site, parking spaces allocated, the internal spaces and the aesthetics. Broadway Malyan: 1. Access points have primarily stayed the