KUALA LUMPUR: The general secretariat of the Abdullatif Al-Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture is organizing the second International Conference on Mosque Architecture in Kuala Lumpur on Nov. 25-27.
The conference is being held under the patronage of the chairman of the award’s board of trustees, Prince Sultan bin Salman.
It is being organized in cooperation with partners in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and relevant international organizations.
This year’s conference is titled “Future Mosque Architecture,” and continues the project carried out by the award’s general secretariat to develop mosque architecture locally, regionally and globally.
It will feature nine keynote speakers and around 45 scientific research specialists from around the world.
The conference will be preceded on Nov. 20-24 by an international jury meeting to evaluate technical reports on shortlisted mosques.
The winning mosques will be announced in March 2020 at a grand ceremony in Riyadh under the patronage of Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar.