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Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies designed by Mangera Yvars Architects

The building is a reinterpretation of the traditional model of the madrasa found in old Islamic Cities, where both education and worship are combined in one premise. The college also represents one of many institutions contributing to the comprehensive educational cycle offered by QF that provides quality learning to students to unlock their potential and foster a progressive society.

The building contains many symbolic and poetic references to Islam and its civilisation. The Mosque’s structure for example rests on five large columns representing the five pillars of Islam, with each featuring a verse drawn from the Holy Qur’an.

The building reflects the Foundation’s commitment to originality and innovation, and the new accolade is testament to QF’s mission to promote Qatar around the world and to foster an engaged society appreciative of its Islamic and Arabic heritage.