You can now visit the world's first 3D printed mosque in Jeddah

You can now visit the world's first 3D printed mosque in Jeddah

Blending tradition with innovation, Saudi Arabia's latest architectural marvel, the Abdulaziz Abdullah Sharbatly mosque, represents a groundbreaking leap in sustainable construction and technological advancement
13 March 24
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The construction of this innovative mosque sets a groundbreaking precedent for future projects, and cements Saudi Arabia's role as a leading hub for technological advancements and implementing forward-thinking architectural solutions.

Bridging tradition with modernity through forward-thinking design and technology, the newly opened Abdulaziz Abdullah Sharbatly mosque in Jeddah serves as a tangible testament to the Kingdom's commitment towards sustainability and being on the cutting-edge of innovation, whilst also acknowledging the core fundamentals of Islamic living.

Built by Saudi businesswoman Wajnat Abdulwahed in honour of her late husband Abdulaziz Abdullah Sharbatly, the world's first 3D printed mosque is located in the Al-Jawhara suburb of Jeddah. Abdulwahed of Fursan Real Estate worked alongside Chinese 3D printing manufacturer, Guanli, to design and ultimately create this incredible structure.

The 5,600-square-meter mosque was built in-situ using massive 3D printers, and the team worked hard to preserve the integrity of traditional mosque architecture using modern building (or rather printing) techniques.

Abdulaziz Abdullah Sharbatly Mosque, Al-Jawhara, Jeddah