Tuesday, 26 June 2007

Floating mosques

Project: Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque aka The Floating Mosque
Location: Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Architect: Raja Bahrin Shah (Senibahri Arkitek)
Completion date: 1994

This mosque won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 1994. It can accommodate 800 to 1000 prayers and built with water flowing under it.

Project: Floating Mosque
Location: Dubai, UAE
Architect: Waterstudio
Completion date: 2008???

Located in one of the largest artificial islands in the world, Palm Jebel Ali, the design is modern with exaggerated Islamic architectural features.

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