8 Modern Mosques That Blend an Ancient Religion with Contemporary Design

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 Designing a mosque entails very specific challenges for architects: the strict and detailed requirements for the typology were established centuries ago and remain paramount in creating a place of worship for Muslims. Consequently, these buildings have long been associated with conservative styles employing well-recognized traditional forms and aesthetic details.

Even so, Henning Larsen Architects have set out to prove that it is possible to design a modern mosque that speaks to the younger Islamic generation while respecting those age-old traditions. Last year, they unveiled plans for a contemporary mosque in Copenhagen, displaying a sculptural cluster of domes in a felicitous mix of Nordic and Islamic styles.
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Md. Nazmul Hoque Nayeem
Lecturer,Dept.of Architecture
Daffodil International University