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Roslagen Mosque
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Architecture.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Moskén i Roslagen (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

A room for meditation and remembering Allah,where spiritual qualities unified in architectural and artistic style.The simple origin of the mosque is the prophet Muhammad's mosque in Medina,which was built from mud-bricks walls and palm-tree trunks and fibre for roofing,it has evolved into an intricate system of spatial designing and decorative creativity.This Project is located at Stockholm Northern outer suburb of Österåker, to house the Muslim community's association offices and mosque , with total area of sqm.1700.500 -700 persons are  estimated to gather in high time feasts' services.The minaret and the dome are in  abstraction form , Mihrab and Minbar "a raised structure similar to a pulpit from where the Friday sermon is given" at the Qiblah "southern" wall made of painted wood work in Arabesque .Mosques are centres for Muslim community gatherings,both  social and cultural .They also functioned as ”Madrasah” for weekend's Quranic classes .

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 2 p.
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Roslagen, Mosque
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-96454OAI: diva2:530730
Educational program
Master of Architecture - Architecture
Available from: 2012-06-21 Created: 2012-06-04 Last updated: 2012-06-21Bibliographically approved

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