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Mosque of the Grand National Assembly

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  • Award Cycle:
    Status:
    Recipient
    Location:
    Ankara, Turkey
    Client:
    Turkish National Assembly
    Architect:
    Behruz & Can Cinici
    Size:
    6'400 m²
    Completed:
    1989

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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.