Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys Series

The Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library invites the Barry community to special presentation as part of the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf series.

Title:
“Islamic Architecture:  The challenges and opportunities of designing the Mosque, their use as a spiritual retreat, and community center in the United States”.

Presenter:
Mr.Salah Elroweny

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library, room 308

Salah Elroweny, AIA, CGC, LEED AP, is one of the founding members of Innovative Group; a design-build firm located in Pompano Beach, Fla. He specializes in designing and building Mosques and Islamic institutions. His Mosque design approach is inspired by Islamic values and principals, the rich history of Mosque architecture and respectful of local site, and current time and technology.

Being a registered architect and a general contractor, Elroweny plays the role of the traditional master builder who is responsible for the project from conception to completion. Eloweny is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, and the City of Pompano Beach Community Appearance Board A Florida Registered Architect, and Interior Designer, a LEED AP, and a Florida Certified General Contractor.

Elroweny graduated with a Master of Architecture, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in May 1994, and with B.S. in Architecture in December 1991.

For more information, please contact Merlene Nembhard, Reference Librarian, at 305-899-4051 or mnembhard@barry.edu.

The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association. Support was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

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