Designed by an award winning local Muslim architect, Studio Senbel Architecture + Design, the building draws on the great traditions of Islamic architecture, reinterpreted and adapted for the local climate and building materials in British Columbia. Generous glasswork in the prayer hall is designed to allow maximum natural light in.
Mosque Complex Features
- Separate, but identical, grand entrance portals for both men and women;
- Separate prayer facilities to accommodate men and women;
- An Islamic resource library and administration office;
- Wudhua' and shower facilities;
- Kitchen and cafeteria;
- Ghusl funeral preparation room;
- Secluded courtyard and secured children's play area.
The gymnasium hosts social, recreational, and sporting activities, dinner functions, seminars, and workshops. The gymnasium is facing the ibla direction of prayer and can be opened into the prayer hall. It is ample space to accommodate additional worshipers for prayer.
In addition to street parking, there are parking stalls in a secured, underground parking facility.
Before this step, few Muslim families used to gather every Friday and offer Jummah (Friday) prayers in a room linked to Terry Fox Library, in Port Coquitlam.
They pledged to achieve the ultimate aim and objective of every Muslim, which is to seek the pleasure of Allah, by worshipping Him, serving fellow humans, and strive to make Allah's Word supreme.
Thus, the commitment was to help Muslims achieve those ideals through the collective efforts of all involved Insha Allah.