In pictures: Design of Najd-inspired Saudi mosque

Rome-based architecture studio Schiattarella Associati has designed the Al Jabri Mosque, inspired by Najd architecture, for Saudi Arabia's Ha'il city, designmena.com reported
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Commercial activities are set around the central plaza, including coffee shops and restaurants.
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Rome-based architecture studio Schiattarella Associati has designed a mosque for Saudi Arabia's Ha'il city.
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Inspired by the cultural identity values of Najd architecture, the 22,500 sqm (2.25ha) Al Jabri Mosque will be able to host 3000 worshipers.
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The mosque complex is developed around an enclosed central square, designed to act as a meeting point, designmena.com reported.
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The main mosque is the dominant structure within the overall building complex.
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The Italian architects have also been awarded a contract for the modification of King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, according to designmena.com.
Thu 06 Jul 2017 01:00 PM
By Neha Bhatia