Jumaa Mosque and Kericho Cathedral by John McAslan + Partners recognised by Faith & Form's Religious Art & Architecture Awards
Two projects by John McAslan + Partners have been chosen by Faith & Form in their Religious Art & Architecture Awards.
The new Jumaa Mosque is located within the Msheireb Heritage Quarter. The area has always been the
anchor of religious and political power for the local population. The design fuses Modernism with a historical
arrangement of volumes and spaces, using specifically Qatari materials and architectural details.
Completed at the end of 2015, Kericho Cathedral is located in Kenya, approximately 250km South-West
of Nairobi. It lies within the Highlands, west of the Great Rift Valley, enjoying magnificent views across tea
plantations and surrounding hills. The Cathedral’s design creates a unique and sacred place for a congregation of 1,500 seated celebrants participating in the liturgy of the Roman Catholic Mass under one giant unifying roof. The strikingly inclined roof and its ascending interior volume - over 1,375 square metres in size - are the key characteristics behind its design.