Watch exclusive footage and hear from Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad about diversity and the nexus between architecture and nature in the mosque project. A documentary about the full project will be available later this year.
Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad / Timothy J. Winter, founder of Europe’s first eco-mosque and professor of Islamic studies at the University of Cambridge, talks to Arabian Business about the need for a purpose-built place of worship for the 8,000 Muslims living in Cambridge. In particular, he stresses inclusiveness of community, gender, and the environment as … Continue reading Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad on Inclusiveness in the Cambridge Mosque Project
Calligraphy is a highly regarded and fundamental element of Islamic art. We are therefore very excited that master calligrapher Hüseyin Kutlu has begun work on creating masterpieces for our mosque! Located in Istanbul, Kutlu studied under the great calligrapher Hamid Aytaç, and has provided calligraphy in various styles for major mosques in Turkey, Russia, Albania … Continue reading Work Underway by Master Calligrapher Hüseyin Kutlu
Our mosque receives extensive favourable treatment in Shahed Saleem’s new book The British Mosque: an Architectural and Social History (published by Historic England, 2018). The lavishly-illustrated book provides a complete history of Britain’s magnificent mosque heritage, and closes with a discussion of our own project here in Cambridge. According to the author we represent a … Continue reading Mosque Celebrated In New Book