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Old December 24th, 2008, 07:38 PM   #2461
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Thank you captain kimo, I have never seen this picture

You know, I have seen once before a picture showing the interior of kaaba very very old maybe it was made by photoshop or not trustable source.

Thanks for correcting me.
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Old December 24th, 2008, 08:17 PM   #2462
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Are you saying the interior of the ka'ba is the same since the days of the prophet (sas)?



no,it doesn't have the same walls.it got partly demolished several times after the prophet Ibrahim ( Abraham)time.so,it got re-built several times too actually it was three times.but any way it still have the Ibrahimic foundations from three sides as I know (the fourth got hit by a flood once).
now days,they just covered the interior walls with marbles to save it from humidety and Erosion (the marble actually doesn't touch the walls there is 10 cm space).and as far I remember they did that in the early 80s

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Old December 25th, 2008, 10:47 AM   #2463
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Actually its my first time I see the inside too. I didn't know you can take pictures anywhere near. Very interesting is the restoration too.
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Old December 27th, 2008, 08:01 AM   #2464
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thanks for those interior shots, I really appreciate it.First time I've seen the interior as well.
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Old December 27th, 2008, 03:55 PM   #2465
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We're fortunate to get any inside views.
The second pic shows King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (the centre figure with the heavy goatee beard) visitng the mosque of which he is Custodian.
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Old December 27th, 2008, 05:17 PM   #2466
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We're fortunate to get any inside views.
The second pic shows King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (the centre figure with the heavy goatee beard) visitng the mosque of which he is Custodian.
And behind him is Mr. Pervez Musharraf, the former president of Pakistan.
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Old December 27th, 2008, 06:11 PM   #2467
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Idont like it its to big for the serounding
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Old December 27th, 2008, 09:35 PM   #2468
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A little bit of satire...

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How will celebrity British architects redesign Mecca?

a) They will put in new carpets and bring back the bingo.

b) They will give it a swirly, pixellated, non-fundamentalist feel.

c) They will masterplan a new 'Mega-Mecca' incorporating a theoretical mosque accommodating three million worshippers, then with straight faces await further instructions from their bubble-headed client, who lives in a palace made of solid platinum, has the moral stability of a deranged toddler, and may by then be utterly distracted and want a shopping centre on Mars instead.
Source: http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/r...news_quiz.html
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Old December 29th, 2008, 04:44 AM   #2469
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I wish they wouldn't build this building. Doesn't fit the territory. Mecca doesn't need this monster building right next to Kaaba
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Old December 31st, 2008, 01:36 AM   #2470
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Sorry to go off-topic, but is it just me that can't stop focusing on the mountains in the distance and thinking it's like an optical illusion - makes me think i'm going cross-eyed..
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Old December 31st, 2008, 01:39 AM   #2471
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what the...

I never noticed that, it does my heading, and does hurt my eyes in a way. Its like oasis when you're seeing non-existant thing on top of another thing...
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Old December 31st, 2008, 03:45 AM   #2472
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Sorry to go off-topic, but is it just me that can't stop focusing on the mountains in the distance and thinking it's like an optical illusion - makes me think i'm going cross-eyed..
to tell you the truth, same here.
that pic always made me think it was from a video game, with the shading of the mountains like that
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Old December 31st, 2008, 05:48 AM   #2473
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amazing though
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Old January 4th, 2009, 09:55 AM   #2474
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Yo~this building is awesome!! But..should it be relocate?? It really not adapt to the site and it's too close to kaaba..further more, the human flow circulation quite exhausted there..
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Old January 4th, 2009, 10:05 AM   #2475
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This building will be perfect to: "Conduct your prayers in comfort"

just like Allah wanted...

(saw that in a comercial for this building)
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Old January 4th, 2009, 02:31 PM   #2476
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Yo~this building is awesome!! But..should it be relocate??
Yes, that is the plan. This is just a test-build to see how it looks, then they will relocated it to it's final location.


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Old January 4th, 2009, 03:57 PM   #2477
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Yes, that is the plan. This is just a test-build to see how it looks, then they will relocated it to it's final location.



I don't understand..the building almost done..how they wanna relocate??
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Old January 4th, 2009, 04:39 PM   #2478
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Old January 4th, 2009, 04:39 PM   #2479
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I don't understand..the building almost done..how they wanna relocate??
He was just being sarcastic. How the hell you want to relocate a building complex like this?
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Old January 4th, 2009, 04:43 PM   #2480
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I don't understand..the building almost done..how they wanna relocate??
Oh, that's so easy. All you need is just a few wheels.
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