I’d like to take this opportunity to invite Amre Arolat Architects to build a mosque like the Sancaklar Mosque in Houston! This gorgeous 7,500+ square feet mosque was built in 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey.
The building was designed as a response to the Sancaklar family who wanted to build a mosque on a site overlooking the Buyukcekmece Lake. The design aimed at representing purest forms of light and matter, just as a primary inner world, free from all cultural burdens.
Enjoy photography by Thomas Mayer
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3 thoughts on “Sancaklar Mosque”
What an interesting design! So modern. Maybe a mosque on montrose! Or heights
I was thinking Midtown for sure maybe next to Rothko!!!!
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a prayer retreat like this in the city!!!!