mosque design

Fluid Motion Architects designs controversial mosque in Tehran that challenges traditional Islamic design
19 Feb 2019
Sitting in the cultural heart of Tehran, where bookstores, educational institutions, a 1970s theatre and a park encourage the revolving more...
Comment: Mosques are now expanding horizontally, offering renewed public spaces for their communities
10 Feb 2019
The design of spiritual spaces is among the most difficult for architects. While presenting the usual restraints, like tight budgets, more...
Cambridge reveals Europe's first 'eco-mosque'
30 Jan 2019
The Muslim community of Cambridge, UK, has been waiting over a decade for its first purpose-built worshipping quarters.According to Tim 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...
Deadline for Saudi award for mosque architecture approaches
02 Jul 2018
The deadline for the Abdullatif Al Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture, established in 2011 in Saudi Arabia by Sheikh Abdullatif more...
Omrania-designed KAFD Grand mosque is shortlisted for WAF Award
26 Jul 2017
Saudi-based firm Omrania’s King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) mosque in Riyadh has been shortlisted for the 2017 World Architecture Festival awards 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...
#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...

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