THE ARCHITECTURE OF ISLAM

Islamic architecture is known for its depth of meaning and brilliance of structure. Islamic architects were leaders in their fields and experts of Algebra, Geometry, Physics, and Trigonometry. Inspired by Islamic poetry and aided by these fundamental scientific tools, Muslim architects built brilliant complexes that reflect Islamic ideology. Discover the beauty of Islamic architecture in this collection.

 Great Mosque of Djenné. Djenne, Mali  http://www.slate.com/content/dam/slate/blogs/atlas_obscura/2014/09/05/the_great_mosque_in_djenne_mali_is_made_of_mud/147865855-this-photo-taken-on-february-9-shows-the-great-mosque.jpg.CROP.promo-large2.jpg

Great Mosque of Djenné. Djenne, Mali

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 Mosque of Selim II. Edirne, Turkey.  http://deitchman.com/mcneillslides/images/MosqueofSelimII.jpg

Mosque of Selim II. Edirne, Turkey.

http://deitchman.com/mcneillslides/images/MosqueofSelimII.jpg

 Alhambra (Qalat Al-Hamra). Granada, Spain (Andalusia)  https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/de/Dawn_Charles_V_Palace_Alhambra_Granada_Andalusia_Spain.jpg/1200px-Dawn_Charles_V_Palace_Alhambra_Granada_Andalusia_Spain.jpg

Alhambra (Qalat Al-Hamra). Granada, Spain (Andalusia)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/de/Dawn_Charles_V_Palace_Alhambra_Granada_Andalusia_Spain.jpg/1200px-Dawn_Charles_V_Palace_Alhambra_Granada_Andalusia_Spain.jpg

 Mosque of Córdoba. Cordoba, Spain  https://www.moroccoworldnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/mezquita_cordoba_columnas.jpg

Mosque of Córdoba. Cordoba, Spain

https://www.moroccoworldnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/mezquita_cordoba_columnas.jpg

 Dome of the Rock. Old City, Jerusalem  https://www.bibleplaces.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Dome-of-the-Rock-from-southwest-tb122006948-bibleplaces.jpg

Dome of the Rock. Old City, Jerusalem

https://www.bibleplaces.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Dome-of-the-Rock-from-southwest-tb122006948-bibleplaces.jpg

 Abu Darwish Mosque. Amman, Jordan  https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/04/cc/8f/d1/abu-darwish-mosque.jpg

Abu Darwish Mosque. Amman, Jordan

https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/04/cc/8f/d1/abu-darwish-mosque.jpg

 Niujie Mosque. Beijing, China  https://i.pinimg.com/originals/89/3d/e8/893de8154442063fab828a0ba995080d.jpg

Niujie Mosque. Beijing, China

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/89/3d/e8/893de8154442063fab828a0ba995080d.jpg

 Badshahi Mosque. Lahore, Pakistan  https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a1/Badshahi_Mosque_33_%28edited%29.jpg/1200px-Badshahi_Mosque_33_%28edited%29.jpg

Badshahi Mosque. Lahore, Pakistan

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a1/Badshahi_Mosque_33_%28edited%29.jpg/1200px-Badshahi_Mosque_33_%28edited%29.jpg

 Mosque of Menara Kudus. Central Java, Indonesia.  https://sigoese.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/menara-kudus-01.jpg

Mosque of Menara Kudus. Central Java, Indonesia.

https://sigoese.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/menara-kudus-01.jpg

 Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque. Alexandria, Egypt  https://i.pinimg.com/originals/63/b5/39/63b539cd4804fe35ddc7bbc5820a68d6.jpg

Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque. Alexandria, Egypt

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/63/b5/39/63b539cd4804fe35ddc7bbc5820a68d6.jpg

 Larabanga Mosque. Larabanga, Ghana  https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/31/Larabanga_Mosque_Ghana.jpg

Larabanga Mosque. Larabanga, Ghana

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/31/Larabanga_Mosque_Ghana.jpg

 The Taj Mahal. Agra, India  https://media1.britannica.com/eb-media/31/93431-004-910B716E.jpg

The Taj Mahal. Agra, India

https://media1.britannica.com/eb-media/31/93431-004-910B716E.jpg

 

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