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Mohor Para Mosque


Description

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Location

Mohorpara Bangladesh

Worshippers

Owners

Mahbubul Alam

Architect Name

A K M Tanvir Hassan Niru, Nahid Akram, Manifa Rehnuma and Kamrun Nahar Aliza.

Urban and Architectural

History

Bangladesh is a deltaic plane dotted with many Mosques from various Architectural Style Period, mostly Pre-Mughal and Mughal. The Mohorpara Mosque is a contemporary endeavor to commemorate those traditional design in local context. The Mosque is conceived as a ‘rural lantern’ amidst the exuberant greenery illuminating Mohor Para and beyond with its spiritual guidance and omnipresence.  The white radiant façade bold yet sublime adjures the worshippers and passersby throughout the day. During Night the transparency of the mosque acts as a lantern against darkness and calls for submission to the Almighty. The white mosque became innate part of landscape as well as the landform, whereas the traditional mosques floating amidst lush green with the glimpse of red bricks or lime plaster.

Year of Build

2014

Area

477 sqm

Drawings

Map

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