June 2023

Jun 2023
Form 3 visited the Cambridge Mosque, Europe’s first ‘Eco-Mosque’, based in Mill Road in Cambridge, as part of their exploration into Islam and the idea of a sacred space as part of their World Religion curriculum. The mosque can hold 1,000 worshippers and has a wealth of sustainable features including air-source heat pumps, rainwater harvesting and solar panels. In 2021, Cambridge Mosque was named Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Client of the Year for its innovative architecture and design.  “The water which is collected in the Mosque’s garden is also used for the fountains