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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Building: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Architect: Halcrow (Yusuf Abdelki)
Structural Engineer: Tractabel Al Khaleej
Electrical Engineer: Speirs and Major Associates
Contractor: Salini Impregilo
Completion: 2007

AEInterests: 82 marble decorated domes of Moroccan design, approximately 1,000 outdoor columns, unique lighting system used to reflect the phases of the moon on the building, displays traditional Islamic designs of symmetry and repetition through the use of modern techniques of mosaic and sand blasted glass.

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Written by Tarek El-Afifi

September 4, 2015 at 1:09 pm

Posted in Built

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