Şakirin Mosque Istanbul - Modern and contemporary mosque designed by women in Turkey

Şakirin Mosque Istanbul - Modern and contemporary mosque designed by women in Turkey

Mimar Sinan was considered the greatest architect of the Ottoman empire. He started as a military technician until he was brought to the attention of Sultan Suleyman. Sultan appointed him at age 50 to the head of royal architect. Upon sultans death his son Mehmet asked Sinan to design and build a royal mosque. The mosque was named Sehzade Mosque and is considered as one of the most remarkable buildings. He was said to of changed Istanbul's landscape.

Mimar Sinan was considered the greatest architect of the Ottoman empire. He started as a military technician until he was brought to the attention of Sultan Suleyman. Sultan appointed him at age 50 to the head of royal architect. Upon sultans death his son Mehmet asked Sinan to design and build a royal mosque. The mosque was named Sehzade Mosque and is considered as one of the most remarkable buildings. He was said to of changed Istanbul's landscape.

Süleymaniye Mosque and Külliye (Complex) Architect SINAN

Süleymaniye Mosque and Külliye (Complex) Architect SINAN

Galata Tower, Suleymaniye Mosque, Bosphorus

Galata Tower, Suleymaniye Mosque, Bosphorus

Aerial view of Süleymaniye Mosque. 1550 -1558 ARCHITECT SINAN

Aerial view of Süleymaniye Mosque. 1550 -1558 ARCHITECT SINAN

Famous Gate to Court Yard of Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Famous Gate to Court Yard of Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Suleymaniye Mosque or Süleymaniye Camii (Istanbul - Turkey)  ARCHITECT SINAN

Suleymaniye Mosque or Süleymaniye Camii (Istanbul - Turkey) ARCHITECT SINAN

Süleymaniye Mosque ISTANBUL - Architect SINAN

Süleymaniye Mosque ISTANBUL - Architect SINAN

Interior view of Suleymaniye Mosque or Süleymaniye Camii (Istanbul - Turkey) ARCHITECT SINAN

Interior view of Suleymaniye Mosque or Süleymaniye Camii (Istanbul - Turkey) ARCHITECT SINAN

Interior view of Suleymaniye Mosque or Süleymaniye Camii (Istanbul - Turkey)  ARCHITECT SINAN

Interior view of Suleymaniye Mosque or Süleymaniye Camii (Istanbul - Turkey) ARCHITECT SINAN

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