Masjid Yusof Ishak
Traditional mosque re-interpreted
Approaching congregants will first identify the mosque with its minaret as the landmark. Upon reaching, they are greeted by the Bab which marks the entrance as a bridge between the mosque and the community. This is further emphasized with a grand portal as a node to orientate people towards Kiblah.
At A Glance
Location: 10 Woodlands Drive 17, Singapore
Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura
Scope of Work:
An integrated geometrical art form of Islamic motif and Nusantara pattern
Pitch roof accentuates the Nusantara architectural language
The site has a narrow frontage and has limited infrastructure and access. Being the first development on a relatively white site, basic infrastructure such as minor sewer line, telecom, electrical cables and water pipe has to be coordinated with the Authorities, and built to serve the site.