Mosque of the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University
Type
magazine article
Year
1999
In the course of developing the existing buildings in the Faculty of Engineering of Cairo University, the old prayer was pulled down to prepare an area of three-hundred square meters on which to build a new mosque that holds about three-hundred sixty people. The mosque is composed of a square prayer hall with an octagonal dome with side windows of colored glass. The minaret shaft is composed of square sections that are each rotated at forty-five degrees from the one below. (Taken from English translation on page 9)
Citation
Oweda, Mohamed Mahmoud. 1999. Mosque of the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University. In Alam al-Bina. Abdelbaki Mohamed Ibrahim (ed). Cairo: Center for Planning and Architectural Studies, 22-23/210.
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Copyright
Alam al-Bina
Country
Egypt
Language
Arabic
Keywords
mosques