MOSQUE OF KAYSERI TURKEY

THE BUILDING IS SPLIT INTO TWO SECTIONS; PRAYER AND SOCIAL AREAS. THE MOUNTAIN-LIKE BUILDING EMBRACES ITS VISITORS AS THEY APPROACH THE FRONT ENTRANCE. PRAYERS SECTION CAN BE ACCESSED FROM MAIN ENTRANCE AND FROM AN ENTRY ON THE LEFT, SOCIAL AREA; THROUGH DOORS TO THE RIGHT OF THE MAIN ENTRANCE. THESE TWO AREAS CAN ALSO BE ACCESSED FROM THE REAR ENTRANCE. MAIN DOORS TAKE VISITORS INTO A STREET-LIKE PASSAGEWAY WHICH SPREADS INTO ALL PARTS OF THE BUILDING. TAKING ITS SHAPE FROM THE MOVEMENT OF A WATER DROP, SEMI OPEN ABLUTIONS FOUNTAINS ARE ALSO POSITIONED ON EITHER SIDE.
THE MINARET RISES FROM INSIDE THE BUILDING; THE ENTRANCE ON THE LEFT IS DEDICATED FOR THE VISITORS OF THE MINARET. WITH ITS SMOOTH CORNERS, THE MINARET RISES INTO THE SKY IN THE SHAPE OF A TRANSPARENT TRIANGLE.

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