Pictures: UAE's First Female-Designed Mosque

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 03 August 2021
Pictures: UAE's First Female-Designed Mosque
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Majda Abdellatif Al Muhaideb is the creative behind the first female-designed mosque in the UAE.

Her name resurfaced after an Instagram page under the name of Emiratesbook reshared an image of the mosque.

The Sharjah-based mosque was built by the Emirati architect back in 1970’s.

Pictures: UAE's First Female-Designed Mosque

The image was captioned “From the memory of the Ministry of Public Works and Housing (currently the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure) in the seventies a mosque designed by the first Emirati architect, engineer Magda Abdul Latif Al Muhaidib.”

Pictures: UAE's First Female-Designed Mosque

It is also worth noting that Mosque of Light in Dubai’s Al Quoz area was also designed female architect Sumaya Dabbagh.

Image Credit: @gerryolearyphotography