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Posts tagged 'Mosques'

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Defined by intricate exterior detailing and careful use of natural light, the new mosque is one of the first in the UAE to be designed

Architecture

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

Established by the V&A and Art Jameel, the prize awards the best contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition Riyadh-based multidisciplinary artist Ajlan Gharem

Design
Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

Bait-ur-Rouf Mosque in Dhaka. Photo by Sandro di Carlo Darsa courtesy of MTA Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum aims to create architecture that is sensitive to

Architects

Religious conversions: How architecture and religion are meeting in London’s refurbished buildings

New Wine Church in Woolwich is based in a former 1930s cinema. All photos by Ben Ingham  In the modern city, God is found in

Features

God on the high street: inside London’s urban mosques

The shopfront mosque represents a new tradition in religious building. Shorn of all detail, with domes and minarets reduced to images on plastic signs, it is

Architecture

Marina Tabassum’s architecture of resistance

Portrait by: João Profírio With its emphasis on open spaces, light and vernacular materials, Marina Tabassum’s work offers a riposte to the hyper-urbanisation of her

Features

Red Light

Red Light is a series of photographs of mosques in various stages of construction by Iranian artist Mehran Mohajer. Each image is coupled with a

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Red Light

Red Light is a series of photographs of mosques in various stages of construction by Iranian artist Mehran Mohajer. Each image is coupled with a

GALLERY

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Henning Larsen designs major vet school in Norway

Sou Fujimoto’s House of Music opens in Budapest

Max Lamb designs altar for modernist church in Peckham

Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition opens in London

Designers can – and should – have local impact

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Henning Larsen designs major vet school in Norway

Sou Fujimoto’s House of Music opens in Budapest

Max Lamb designs altar for modernist church in Peckham

Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition opens in London

Designers can – and should – have local impact

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans


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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

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Nendo’s Oki Sato

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