Minaret 2.0

Sun has been the indicator of the prayer time in Islam, Muslims pray five times in accordance to the sun’s position in the day, sunrise, midday, afternoon, sunset and evening. The work explores the creation of a kinetic minaret composed of a geometric pattern that will be programmed to respond to the sun’s movement. This will be visual when a geometry gradually change in color from sunrise to evening. The user will respond to the visual iteration to indicate the prayer time of the day. Geometry, kinetics, sun, by combining these elements, a visual indication to prayer time is created.