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Al-Isryad Mosque


Description

The primary shape of the mosque takes the form of a square, which seems the most efficient since Muslims pray in straight rows facing a specific direction or the Qiblah.The structural columns are arranged in such way that the façade seems like it is not supported by any frame. This shape also alludes to Ka'bah, the most important structure in the Islamic world, to which all Muslims' prayers are directed. The mosque is also designed to 'blend in' with nature. The stacked stones allow for natural ventilation without the need for air-conditioning. Surrounded by water, the ambient temperature around the mosque will be lower during the hot season. Once inside, the people are able to look out and appreciate the external

Details

Location

North Magelang, Magelang City, Central Java 56115, Indonesia

Cycle

Third Cycle

Worshippers

1000

Owners

PT. Belaputera Intiland

Architect Name

Ridwan Kamil

Year of Build

2010

Area

8000 sqm

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