Kuwait Small Project of the Year

24 March 2015

Structural renovation of the Grand Mosque

Entrant: Pace

Project owner: Ministry of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs

Developer: Amiri Diwan

Consultant: Pace

Architect: Pace

Description: Local architecture, planning and engineering consultancy Pace was assigned to undertake the structural renovation of Kuwait’s landmark Grand Mosque. The mosque is located at the heart of Kuwait City, overlooking the blue waters of the Gulf. It stands not only as an architectural marvel and a spectacular Islamic edifice, but also as a distinctive religious and cultural institution, used for worship, tourism and imparting Islamic knowledge. The Grand Mosque symbolises the country’s social and educational leadership within the region.

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