By ZEVE Engineering and Lighting
Award of Merit, 33rd IALD Awards 2016
Inspired by Selimiye Mosque, the masterpiece of Architect Sinan, the mosque left its mark on the silhouette of the city and became a symbol of it. Established on a total area of 9,200 m2 the mosque consists of a main dome and four quarter domes. The main dome is 32 m high from the ground and has an inner diameter of 20 m. The mosque has a 26,000 m2 closed area with a total capacity of 10,000 people, having 4,000 indoors and 6,000 in the outdoor area.