Iconic Mosque in Dubai Creek Harbour

Our vision is to create an urban city that respects the culture and climate of Dubai, a place where people can live, work and play in harmony with nature and a community where families can reach their aspirations for generations to come.

Category Open to Students / Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage
Genre Sacred
Country Dubai, UAE
Registration Deadline 21 May 2018 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 21 May 2018 (via Online)
Eligibility Officially recognized professional architects, Architectural Firms or Architectural Students

Description
The mosque is to be designed as a large Iconic Mosque which will have capacity to hold regular daily prayers as well as Friday and Eid prayers.
Capacity Requirements
• Dubai Creek Harbour total population: 175,000 pax
• Worshipper capacity: 7,500pax
• e roof of the Mosque should be utilized as an open prayer area that can
accommodates 2000 worshippers.
• Plot area: 18,504 sqm
• Max GFA: 9,750 sqm
• Max. Permissible levels: G+1
Design Guidlines
• e Mosque should be placed in line with the Creek Tower and Linear park axis
• e Main Prayer Hall should preferably be rectangular, such that the longer edge is
along the Qibla wall
• Adequate parking for the visitors to be provided in the basement level below the
mosque in accordance with authority regulations.
• e mosque plaza should be designed in a way that excess capacity of worshippers
can spill out in the plaza space during Friday/ Eid prayers if required. e plaza should also be designed so it can act as a public space & tourist place.
Functionality
e mosque should as a minimum contain the key programmatic components required by Dubai Municipality for an Eid mosque including but not limited to:
• Segregated male and female prayer halls - 85% Male & 15% Female
• Ablution areas - 180 sqm
• Toilets - 180 sqm
• Library & Quran teaching rooms - 200 sqm
• Imam and Muathen quarters - 3 BHK (roughly 130 sqm)
• Ancillary functions such as Imam’s o ce, Admin, Storage - 300 sqm
• Outdoor spaces- Gardens/ contemplation areas

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
USD 40,000
The winning entry will also be invited to enter into a Design Contract to deliver the scheme.
Four shortlisted entries will receive USD 10,000/- each.

Entry Fee
None

Organizer
Emaar Development

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