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Islamic building for collective worship, from the arabic word masjid - meaning "place for bowing down"
Hypostyle Hall Mosque
Also called an arab-plan mosque, the oldest form of mosque, has interior courtyard, flat roof, many collumned interior (hypostyle), outer arcade
The latest form of mosque. Mosque with a central plan - often with a dome from Byzantine influence - started with the Ottomans (Turks)
A pointed arch used first by pre Islamic middle easterners & extensively in Islamic art & in gothic architecture
small niche like components stacked in tiers to fill the transition between differing verical and horizontal planes
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