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Christian Muslim Dialogue: Mosque Design & Experiences

Topic Mosque Design & Experiences Christopher McCoy will describe his experiences designing Mosques and other projects for a variety of Muslim Communities. While illustrating some of the mosques he’s designed, Chris will also discuss lessons learned and poignant stories. Some comparisons and contrasts with Churches may be highlighted, since he has experience with them too. A portion of the discussion will be an open discussion for questions and answers.

Time and Location Saturday, August 27 , 2022 10:00AM – Noon ET The in person location will be Masjid Bilal, 1545 Russell Cave Rd, Lexington, KY 40505.

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Speaker

Chris is a native of and an Architect in Lexington, Kentucky. He graduated from Bryan Station High School in 1985 and the University of Kentucky College of Architecture in 1990. After working for several firms in the 1990’s (gaining some experience in Church work), he founded McCoy Architects in 1997 with his first project being a Mosque. His firm does a variety of work including Parks & Recreation, Office Buildings, Restaurants, Residences, and other commercial work. Known mostly for his religious work, current projects are predominately Mosques and Islamic Schools in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, and Minnesota. Chris has also spoken about Mosque Design at several conferences and symposiums.