The main purpose of the design for the Istanbul Camlica Mosque, which won the second prize in the architectural competition, was to create the largest worship place that has ever been designed, and cover it with one single roof. SN Architects successfully did this by using the load bearing properties of one of the traditional systems that often used “vault systems” and using contemporary architectural and engineering facilities. More images and architects’ description after the break.
23:00 - 5 December, 2012
http://www.archdaily.com/302868/istanbul-camlica-mosque-second-prize-winning-proposal-sn-architects Alison Furuto