Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 19 December 2018

Artist tours Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque he helped design - in pictures

Before his work on the mosque, Kevin Dean was an acclaimed creator of botanic designs and illustrations but had never worked on such a vast scale. He was appointed by Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed, the former Deputy Prime Minister, who was responsible for the mosque’s construction, to design the walls and sahan (courtyard) of the mosque, which was built between 1996 and 2007.

Updated: October 2, 2015 04:00 AM