Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Work in Progress: Sally Town Mosque

Central dome design for Sally Town Mosque, Lahore.

Drawing for Calligrapher showing:
Qalib-kari pattern with calligraphy scheme for stars.
Corner Muqarnas plans are also visible.

The Qalib- kari pattern is based on the Akbar Period Begum Shahi Mosque (also known as Marium Zamani Mosque) inside the Walled City's 'Masti' Gate. The Qalib-kari was executed on-site by Ustad Jafar.

Font Elevation
based on the now demolished 17th C Chinnianwali Mosque in the Lahore Walled City 
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