Faith in the City: The Mosque in the Contemporary Urban West
A publication documenting and critically expanding upon the AF's November 2010 symposium, Faith in the City: The Mosque in the Contemporary Urban West, featuring new essays by Lukas Feireiss, Foreign Architects Switzerland and Professor Nasser Rabbat amongst many other notable contributors. The publication also features detailed description of the controversy surrounding, and proposed design for, Manhattan's Park51 community centre, from its architect, Michel Abboud.
Edited by Justin Jaeckle and Füsun Türetken. Designed by Åh Studio.
Introduction - Sarah Ichioka
Mosques and the Western Claim of Secularism - Dr Nasser Rabbat
Islam in Contemporary Urban Britain: Building For and With Multiculturalism - Dr Noha Nasser
Case Unbuilt: Abbey Mills, London, UK
The Mega Mosque - Ali Mangera
Client Matters. Islamic Religious Buildings at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century – Lukas Feireiss
Case Built: Islamic Forum Penzberg, Germany
Islamic Forum Penzberg, Germany - Ursula Baus
Case Speculative: Competition for an Islamic Centre, Zurich, Switzerland
Another Shitty Day in Paradise - Foreign Architects Switzerland
The Architect as Social Interpreter - Cihan Bugdaci and Ergün Erkoçu
Case Pending: Park51, New York, USA
The Architecture of Park51: From Controversy to Resolution - Michel Abboud
Conclusion - Justin Jaeckle
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