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Mosque by David Macaulay

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English


  • Mosques -- Design and construction

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid Macaulay.
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23271523M
ISBN 100618240349
LC Control Number2003000177

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The first book by David Macaulay that I ever read was Cathedral, so that's the benchmark by which I measure his other books. Mosque is based on the same premise as that book (i.e. the construction of a great structure for religious worship), but adds the new element of color for the first time and is obviously not set in Medieval Europe/5(21).   This book fits neatly into that lineage, which could seem formulaic by now if each book were anything less than fascinating. Though the mosque, architect and patron in his story are all fictional, the book is set in Istanbul between and , during the life-time of Sinan, the most renowned architect of the Ottoman Empire.5/5(5). A mosque is the building in which Muslims worship God. Throughout Islamic history, the mosque was the centre of the community and towns formed around this pivotal building. Nowadays, especially in Muslim countries mosques are found on nearly every street corner, making it a simple matter for Muslims to attend the five daily prayers. Cambridge Central Mosque, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. K likes. Official Facebook page of Cambridge Central Mosque – Europe's 1st Eco-Mosque and Cambridge's 1st /5(5).

The Butterfly Mosque is an earnest, heartfelt narrative that describes Willow Wilson's religious, cultural, and professional journey. What strikes me most about the memoir is her clarity of thought at such a young age (I think she's in her mid to late 20s at the time of writing)/5. Heaton Mosque. likes. Welcome to Heaton Mosque and Islamic centre an Original Mosque of Newcastle Officially established Mosque is Open for Every Prayer of Followers: Mosque, any house or open area of prayer in Islam, from the Arabic word masjid meaning ‘a place of prostration.’ The building is largely an open space that typically includes certain features such as a niche for the leader of prayer, an elevated spot for preaching, and a . A mosque (masjid in Arabic) is a place of worship in gh prayers can be said privately, either indoors or outdoors, nearly every community of Muslims dedicates a space or building for congregational prayer.

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque stands out as one of the world’s largest mosques, and the only one that captures unique interactions between Islam and world cultures. Sheikh Zayed's vision for the Grand Mosque was to incorporate architectural styles from different Muslim civilizations and celebrate cultural diversity by creating a haven that is. The title page of this book mentions as the date of publication and it is the one we chose to follow, as being officially provided by the publisher. It should be noted, however, that every plate in the book comes with the following inscription: London. Published by .   • The British Mosque by Shahed Saleem is published by Historic England (£60). To order a copy go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only.   The Ismaili Tariqah and Religious Education Board (ITREB) has would like to inform the Jamat that next Sunday, May 17th, at pm, you may view the “Beyond the Mosque” book launch, by its author Rizwan Mawani. Portuguese.