Book: The Mosque

Architecture / Real Estate / Theory

The Mosque.
Political, architectural and social transformations.

Ergun Erkocu & Cihan Bugdaci

An interdisciplinary vision of the mosque in Dutch society | International | 2009

This book aims to deepen and refine the discussion on the mosque. Among other, politician Frits Bolkestein, architect Wilfried van Winden, artist Azra Aksamija, sociologists Willem Schinkel and Shervin Nekuee, theologian / philosopher Tariq Ramadan, anthropologist Eric Roose, and Ole Bouman (director of Dutch Architecture Institute) give their views on the architectural appearance of this for the Netherlands new type of building and they explain what social forces in society shape these architectural appearances.