New Mosque Near Preston, Lancashire

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Preston, Lancashire yakınlarındaki yeni bir cami için 2 aşamalı uluslararası tasarım yarışması başlattı. İlk aşama proje telimi için son tarih 22 Nisan.


A local charity is seeking a talented and ambitious architect to develop ideas for a new Mosque on the northern outskirts of Preston, Lancashire.

The design solution should be of the highest quality, both enduring and at the same time modern and reflective of current trends. As such, the design team should seek to create a landmark building.

Examples of landmark buildings of worship in the local area include:

• Preston England Temple in Chorley, Lancashire – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
• Fairhaven United Reformed Church in Lytham St Annes
• Church of St Walburge’s in Preston – boasts the third tallest spire in the country

Competition Client

The competition client is a registered charitable trust based in Preston. The competition is being managed and administered by RIBA Competitions to whom all queries relating to the competition should be addressed.


The competition is open internationally to registered architects. Architects should be registered with the Architects Registration Board (ARB) in the UK, or an equivalent, recognised overseas regulatory authority.

No member or employee of the promoting body, the evaluation panel, or any partner, close associate or employee of them is eligible to compete or assist a competitor.

Competition Format

The competition will follow the open design competition format and will be organised in the following:

Phase 1:
Submission of concept designs assessed anonymously.

Phase 2:
A shortlist of up to five designs will be selected and teams will be invited to develop their ideas and present them to the evaluation panel.

How to Register and Enter

You may only submit an entry to the competition if you are officially registered through RIBA Competitions and in possession of a Unique Registration Number (URN). The competition is subject to a non-refundable registration and administration fee of £35+VAT. Please visit and scroll down the page to select the appropriate competition and click on the register to enter button. Once your payment has been processed, you will be issued with a Unique Registration Number (URN) and a Declaration of Authorship Form.

Competition Timetable

The anticipated programme, which may be subject to variation, is as follows:

Deadline for entrants to raise questions: Friday 12 March 2021
Response to questions issued: Friday 19 March 2021
Deadline for Phase 1 Designs: 14:00, Thursday 22 April 2021
Evaluation session of Phase 1 Designs: w/c 3 May 2021
Notify shortlist and unsuccessful entrants: w/c 10 May 2021
Briefing for shortlisted designers: w/c 10 May 2021
Deadline for Phase 2 Designs: Tuesday 15 June 2021
Final Interviews/Presentations: w/c 21 June 2021
Notification and result announced: End June 2021


Questions relating to the competition Brief and conditions must be submitted to RIBA Competitions at [email protected] before close of business on Friday 12 March 2021. A statement in response to all questions raised will be emailed to registered entrants by Friday 19 March 2021.

More information can be found here.


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