Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – Abu Dhabi

House of Worship
Starting with a poetic look - the impression of a full moon with wisps of cloud moving across its face - as the lunar cycle progresses, so the building also alters in character. It is bathed in cool white light at the full moon, shifting colour every two evenings, growing gradually bluer as the moon wanes. On the fourteenth evening the mosque is lit in deepest blue to signify darkness - and yet the viewer is never able to perceive the building changing from one colour to the next.
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