Futuristic mosque in the capital of Qatar
• Futuristic mosque in the capital of Qatar
Bright sunshine fills the vast space, white walls and any acute angle, streams and waterfalls are interrupted footbridges ... Yes, it's a mosque!
I would never have thought that the mosque may have the futuristic architecture. Education City Mosque in Doha. It is located on campus, is located here and the Faculty of Islamic sciences. This masterpiece of modern architecture, attracting the attention of even the photographs and disturbing imagination into reality.
If you like contemporary architecture and design, if you are close to the style of objects created by architects Zaha Hadid (although this project is not it), feel free to add the object to your Wish list. After all, just for the sake of this mosque is worth visiting to Doha or stay between flights Qatar Airways, and even more so that a visa for Qatar is no longer needed, and during long stopovers in Doha Airlines provide free hotel accommodation in the city. In my ranking of the most beautiful mosques in the first place now occupies a mosque in Abu Dhabi, and now this modern mosque in Doha. This building - the university, rather Faculty of Islamic disciplines and is a little away from the city center, and getting here is not so simple. But the one who is looking for - be sure to find!
The building was designed by the architectural bureau Mangera Yvars Architects (London / Barcelona). The mosque can accommodate up to 1,800 people, the height of the minarets of 90 meters.
In order to get into the university building is necessary to register in the journal Attendance at the reception and hand photo equipment. Taking photographs here only in the smartphone camera. I also talked to one of the teachers, who spoke a little bit about the mosque and university, he showed several classrooms.