(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…

Şakirin Mosque- prayers .. by EG documentary photography ..... This new mosque in Uskudar, a very traditional part of Istanbul is designed by a woman. All of the interior features are more delicate than traditionally expected and an exciting blend of layered minimalism.

Şakirin Mosque- prayers .. by EG documentary photography ..... This new mosque in Uskudar, a very traditional part of Istanbul is designed by a woman. All of the interior features are more delicate than traditionally expected and an exciting blend of layered minimalism.

The mihrab (prayer niche) and minbar (pulpit) in the Islamic Forum of Penzberg, Germany. Built in 2005 and designed by Alen Jasarevic.

The mihrab (prayer niche) and minbar (pulpit) in the Islamic Forum of Penzberg, Germany. Built in 2005 and designed by Alen Jasarevic.

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