Islamic architecture

Top 10 contemporary mosques that challenge traditional Islamic architecture
08 Aug 2019
Today we are looking back at some of the latest contemporary mosques from around the world, including completed projects; both more...
A prayer hall in southern Lebanon reinterprets the spatial experience of traditional Islamic architecture
01 Jul 2019
Located amidst the rolling hillscape of southern Lebanon, the Anwar Sabbah Musalla was built by local multidisciplinary design firm Polypod. more...
Brutalist mosque in Sydney features ceiling with 102 concrete vaults
23 Jun 2019
Australian firm Candalepas Associates has designed a brutalist mosque in Sydney, featuring a sculptural concrete ceiling complete with 102 quarter-spherical more...
Atelier Masomi converts deteriorating mosque in Niger into a community library
13 Jan 2019
Atlelier Masomi has repurposed an existing mosque that had fallen into disrepair into a library and community centre in Dandaji, more...
New Abu Dhabi mosque celebrates gender equality, says X-Architects
31 Jul 2018
Located in Al Dana North, within the Al Raha beach development in the UAE emirate of Abu Dhabi, the Al more...
Marina Tabassum becomes first architect to win Jameel Prize for mosque in Bangladesh
01 Jul 2018
Architect Marina Tabassum has been announced as a joint winner with Iraqi artist Mehdi Moutashar, of the Jameel Prize 5, the more...
X-Architects'”avant-garde” design for Abu Dhabi is a reinterpretation of traditional mosque architecture
21 Jun 2018
Dubai-based firm X-Architects has revealed plans to design a contemporary mosque in Abu Dhabi, UAE where the traditional dome and more...
Mecanoo’s new Palace of Justice building is a modern take on Cordoba’s Great Mosque
28 Jan 2018
Dutch architecture studio Mecanoo has completed the design for the Palace of Justice building in Cordoba, Spain, inspired by the more...
New Dubai development to reflect the architectural styles of Islamic eras
10 Jan 2018
Plans have been unveiled to build the Knooz Al Sharq City, a new AED7 billion ($1.91 billion) mixed-use community development more...

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