Sancaklar Mosque receives prestigious award

Sancaklar Mosque receives prestigious award

Sancaklar Mosque receives prestigious award

The Sancaklar Mosque in Istanbul’s Büyükçekmece neighborhood has received a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Award for International Excellence 2018. 

The RIBA Awards for International Excellence 2018 have been awarded to 20 exceptional new buildings in 16 countries, ranging from large urban infrastructure schemes to private homes; cultural destinations to civic spaces; educational buildings to places of worship. 

The Sancaklar Mosque was designed by EAA - Emre Arolat Architecture

Gustavo Utrabo and Pedro Duschenes, founders of Brazilian architecture firm Aleph Zero, are the recipients of the RIBA International Emerging Architect 2018. Their project, Children Village in Formoso do Araguaia, Brazil, designed with Rosenbaum, is also one of the 20 winners announced. 

The 20 winning projects announced form the longlist for the RIBA International Prize 2018. The shortlist of four buildings will be announced in September and the winner will be revealed in November.

The RIBA International Prize 2018 will be awarded to the most significant and inspirational building of the year. The winning project will exemplify design excellence, architectural ambition and deliver meaningful social impact.