10 Portraits of the Punchbowl Mosque in Australia that Have Unique Architecture

10 Portraits of the Punchbowl Mosque in Australia that Have Unique Architecture

Worship activities are one of the most important activities for most people. The construction of houses of worship is also inseparable from efforts to make the people comfortable in performing worship.

Not only about the facilities, but the unique architectural style also attracts the attention of religious people to worship. One of them is the Punchbowl Mosque in Australia. Take a peek at the uniqueness of the Punchbowl Mosque which is presented in the following 10 portraits.

  1. The Punchbowl Mosque is a mosque on the outskirts of Sydney
  2. This mosque is precisely located in Punchbowl, New South Wales, Australia
  3. This unique mosque was designed by Greek-Australian architect Angelo Candarepas
  4. The mosque building has a main dome and 102 small concrete domes decorated with Asmaul Husna
  5. The use of exposed concrete in the mosque building makes the architecture of this building similar to the concept of brutalism
  6. Planning for the construction of the Punchbowl Mosque has been started since 1996
  7. It will take at least 17 years to get approval for the construction of this mosque
  8. The construction of the mosque was delayed because permission from the local government authority was not granted
  9. However, the Punchbowl Mosque can finally be used in 2019
  10. Its unique architecture makes this mosque building a world award

The design of the Punchbowl Mosque won 2018 The Sir John Sulman Medal. This award is the most prestigious architectural award in New South Wales and the oldest in Australia.