King Abdullah Islamic Center in Kabul

  • Location: Kabul, Afghanistan 
  • Client: Ministry of finance
  • Service: Design and Supervision
  • Floor: Two floors
  • Area: 23,295 m²
  • Cost: 262,500,000 SAR – 70,000,000 USD
  • Year: 2018

The geometry of the mosque is inspired by the wild lavender plant that is widely spread in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The metaphor forms the dome and the body of the mosque. Subtraction is made from the outside to create elegant openings. The geometric shapes used to cover windows which is inspired from Islamic architecture Moqarnace.

 The minaret is designed in an unconventional way. Standing as a symbolic expression of the regular Islamic minaret. The mosque is placed on a marble floor adjacent to water surfaces to reflect its beauty.