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...
Dubai firm builds world’s ‘largest’ sliding roof in Grand Mosque expansion
23 Jul 2017
Dubai-based Premier Composite Technologies (PCT), which built the world’s largest clock in Saudi Arabia, is currently giving final touches to more...
Italian architects designs mosque inspired by traditional Saudi architecture
11 Jun 2017
Rome-based architecture studio Schiattarella Associati has designed a new mosque in the Saudi Arabian city of Ha’il, based on the more...
#Archifocus: Abdel-Wahed El-Wakil buildings in Egypt and Saudi Arabia
01 Jun 2017
Born in 1943 in Cairo, Egyptian architect Abdel-Wahed El-Wakil is highly regarded for his extensive portfolio of Islamic architecture projects, more...
Major development planned for Islamic holy site by Foster + Partners
31 Jan 2017
Inspired by traditional Arabian design, Foster + Partners’ has won a competition to create a new luxury hotel and serviced more...