(Previous post continuation)A look inside Education City’s glittering new mosque in the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies. The mosque, a large white cavernous structure with Quranic verses embossed into its large ceiling, is dotted with small lights reminiscent of twinkling stars, and has the capacity to hold some 1,800 people in its indoor prayer halls and outdoor courtyard.The main (male) prayer room on the first floor features an in-house, as yet unstocked library, and a large gilded…

(Previous post continuation)A look inside Education City’s glittering new mosque in the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies. The mosque, a large white cavernous structure with Quranic verses embossed into its large ceiling, is dotted with small lights reminiscent of twinkling stars, and has the capacity to hold some 1,800 people in its indoor prayer halls and outdoor courtyard.The main (male) prayer room on the first floor features an in-house, as yet unstocked library, and a large gilded…

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1925 Beverly Hills sunroom / solarium with vaulted glass ceiling and towering wall of windows. Preminger Residence designed by Paul Revere Williams, the first African-American member of the American Institute of Architects. Photo Copyright Benny Chan	?

1925 Beverly Hills sunroom / solarium with vaulted glass ceiling and towering wall of windows. Preminger Residence designed by Paul Revere Williams, the first African-American member of the American Institute of Architects. Photo Copyright Benny Chan ?

Silver Lantern ca. 1450-60, Gilt Mosque Lamp. 1481-1512.  Museum of Turkish & Islamic Arts

Silver Lantern ca. 1450-60, Gilt Mosque Lamp. 1481-1512. Museum of Turkish & Islamic Arts

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