From simple, open space surrounded walls of sunbaked brick of the bygone era to or recent ones that are architecturally stunning structure, the mosque primarily remains a place of prayer.
Author Leyla Uluhanli’s passion for Islamic architecture and Middle East culture has resulted in the production of the superbly illustrated book. (Supplied)
The book is a Rizzoli New York publication and Prince Amyn Aga Khan has penned its foreword. (Supplied)
North Africa and Spain
This coffee-table series of essays on mosques across the world is packed with splendid visuals. (Supplied)