Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, passed by Sa’d while he was performing ablution. The Prophet said, “What is this extravagance?” Sa’d said, “Is there extravagance with water in ablution?” The Prophet said, “Yes, even if you were on the banks of a flowing river.” — Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 425
Solar Powered Mosque Scope:
Design Criteria with Solar Compatibility:
What is Required for Submission?
Who are the Judges of Solar Powered Mosque Design Competition?
Who can Participate in this Solar Powered Mosque Design Submission?
How to Submit Solar Design?
You will upload your files to Google Drive and share with download permissions with: email@example.com. Once done comment below with your file Title (keep it neat and clean). The shape of the whole envelope is designed such as a “double-skin” that generates a circular space all around the prayer hall. In this space are circulations and the technological energy solutions to be installed by Zorays Solar Pakistan. These solar panels should face the sun rays during the day from the morning to the end of the day. Also, one important design consideration is to avoid the direct passage of sunlight creating indirect illumination and allow the view to outside.
Deadlines and Judgement Criteria:
Entries should be made before 23 January, Sunday 23:59 Hours P.S.T. The posts will be posted on all our social media platforms for the concurrent week coming ahead and combined with the judges scores (uniqueness, accuracy to the guidelines, financial viability, innovation and futurism) and the appreciation they receive, three shortlisted candidates will be announced publically on 31st January.
The project should become Urban Fulcrum to the modesty of oft-admired Mughal Contemporary Architect as it ought to integrate solar PV panels to the space available. With different orientations, multiple Maximum Power Point Trackers will be required, plus the shading issues should be taken into consideration all the time. So minarate has to be adjusted. One successful candidate will be given a Job Offer by Surblund Consultants (Subject to 10 Day Probation before Official Hiring) to join their permanent team.
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Disclaimer: The judges hold the eventual decision making authority to accept or let go of the entries.