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Indian Women’s Mosque Goes 100% Solar

“The sun is a gift from God.” Shaista Ambar, founder of Lucknow’s first, all-women mosque The first women’s mosque in the city of Lucknow has become the first mosque in India to be entirely powered by renewable energy. The mosque’s president, Shaista Ambar, emphasises that the initiative is in response to global warming, urban pollution, … Continue reading Indian Women’s Mosque Goes 100% Solar

University Primary School Opens

The University of Cambridge’s primary school on the North-West Cambridge Site is now fully open. With a capacity of over 700 pupils, and designed by Cambridge Mosque architects Marks Barfield, this innovative structure recalls the traditional British and Islamic idiom of a college built around a shared central space. Simple and robust building materials and … Continue reading University Primary School Opens

Site Update 17.01.2017

Bulk excavation works resumed after the New Year holiday and 38% of the reduced level excavation is now complete, representing 225 truckloads of material removed from site.  To prevent soiling of Mill Road surfaces an operator cleans all truck tyres before they leave the site, and a programme of road sweeping is under way. A … Continue reading Site Update 17.01.2017

Mosque open to all people

The first eco-friendly mosque in Europe is meant to be a place for everyone in the community, explained Davina Levy, our PR officer,  during the Cambridge Mosque Open Day at the Mill Road Winter Fair. She had the opportunity to talk to visitors and Mill Road TV about the new develpments at the site on … Continue reading Mosque open to all people

Marrakech’s Green Friday

The COP22 climate change negotiations have been underway in Marrakech and a range of British and global Islamic organisations have been making their presence felt, under the umbrella of the Global Muslim Climate Network (GMCN). To celebrate the coming into effect of the Paris Climate Agreement, the GMCN designated November 11 as ‘Green Friday’, and … Continue reading Marrakech’s Green Friday