Mosque of the Grand National Assembly - Aga Khan Award for Architecture
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Mosque of the Grand National Assembly

Mosque of the Grand National Assembly
Location: Ankara, Turkey (Asia)
Architect: Behruz & Can Cinici
Client: Turkish National Assembly
Completed: 1989
Site size: 6'400 m²

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Mosque of the Grand National Assembly Project Brief

Situated at the end of an axis generated by the symmetry of the National Assembly, the mosque forgoes the usual architectural vocabulary for this building type. It is a low structure, with a stepped pyramidal roof, and a fully glazed qibla wall.

1995 Award Recipients