Luca Poian Forms wins Preston mosque design competition

new mosque in Preston

Luca Poian Forms has been announced as the winners of the international RIBA competition for the design of a new mosque in Preston, Lancashire.

The client was looking for a truly inspirational design to create a timeless landmark building on a site near to Preston city centre and visible from the surrounding area.

The competition provided a unique opportunity to design a building which will become a proud part of Preston’s skyscape for many years to come.

The international competition attracted over 200 entries from 40 different countries. Five up-and-coming practices were shortlisted for the second phase, Blankpage Architects (Lebanon), Borough Architects + buchhandler-nelli + elca (UK), Luca Poian Forms (UK), Mcheileh Studio (USA) and Tabe Shouri (USA). Source by Luca Poian Forms.

  • Location: Preston, UK
  • Architect: Luca Poian Forms
  • Design Team: Luca Poian, Mohammed Rahmany, Luciano Preci
  • Structural Engineer: Price & Myers
  • Service Engineer: Skelly & Couch
  • Quantity Surveyor: Bristow Consulting
  • Status: International Design Competition, 1st Prize
  • Site area: 8,850m2
  • Building area: 990m2
  • Total floor area: 1,685m2
  • Year: 2021
  • Images: Filippo Bolognese Images, Courtesy of Luca Poian Forms

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