Photos: Punchbowl Mosque Construction Timeline


Friday 10 August 2018 (Master Calligrapher Hisam Selmo started the final phase of painting the 99 Names of Allah (swt) on the muqarnas ceilings of the Mosque)

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Wednesday 4 July 2018 (Syrian Master Calligrapher Hisam Selmo started painting the ninety-nine Names of Allah (swt) inside the Mosque)

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Thursday 21 June 2018 (Fabrication of the mihrab (niche) and mimbar (pulpit))

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Wednesday 9 May 2018 (Little Ruby shrub planted and timber gates being installed)

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Monday 7 May 2018 (concreting footpath)

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Saturday 5 May 2018 (hydronic cupboard, timber screen base, aluminium screen side cover)

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Thursday 3 May 2018 (old footpath ripped up)

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Wednesday 18 April 2018 (stair balustrade hand rails installed)

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Thursday 21 December 2017 (internal scaffold removed revealing dome timber lining and mezzanine timber screens)

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Saturday 16 December 2017 (moon and star symbol added to the minaret screen)


Friday 15 December 2017 (Dome crescent moon and spire installed)

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Wednesday 29 November 2017 (Mezzanine windows installed)

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Saturday 25 November 2017 (Installation of Mosque doors)

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Wednesday 1 November 2017 (Installation of wooden window frames)

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Saturday 28 October 2017 (Carpets arrived from Turkey)

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Thursday 19 October 2017 (Dome timber lining installation)

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Friday 13 October 2017 (Front brick fence being built)

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Saturday 7 October 2017 (Mosque wall black cosmic marble installed)

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Wednesday 27 September 2017 (lights to the interior of the mosque installed)

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Thursday 14 September 2017 (shoes racks, internal walls)

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Thursday 7 September 2017 (internal walls, ceilings, timber)

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Wednesday 16 August 2017 (external mezzanine walls being built and dome timber lining)

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Wednesday 12 April 2017 (external walls revealed; scaffolding removed)

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Wednesday 5 April 2017 (muqarnas mini-domes and main dome with concrete rings)

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Wednesday 15 March 2017 (Underfloor hydronic heating and cooling system installed)

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Thursday 2 March 2017 (Dome interior and Muqarnas fully visible)

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Wednesday 1 March 2017 (Dome and Muqarnas form work being stripped away)

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Friday 24 February 2017 (Dome roof and Mosque entry taking shape)

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Thursday 2 February 2017 (Dome and Mosque roof being installed)

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Wednesday 25 January 2017 (roof metal beams installed)

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Wednesday 18 January 2017 (car park and toilets)

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Wednesday 21 December 2016 (Dome steel frame installed)

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Tuesday 13 December 2016 (Muqarnas perspex moulds stripped away)

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Monday 28 November 2016 (concrete to the Dome base ring completed)

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Thursday 24 November 2016 (Concrete being poured into the Dome base)

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Saturday 19 November 2016 (Dome base insulation, steel and Minaret roof concreted)

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Saturday 12 November 2016 (Dome ring concrete and Roof steel)

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Saturday 12 November 2016 (ablution block taking shape)

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Saturday 5 November 2016 (steel being fitted for the Mosque dome)

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Wednesday 2 November 2016 (ablution concrete wall constructed)

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Friday 28 October 2016 (Clr Khodr Saleh site visit)

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Tuesday 25 October 2016 (dome form work being built)

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Wednesday 19 October 2016 (muqarnas rows concreting completed)

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Tuesday 11 October 2016 (last two muqarnas rows being built)

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Wednesday 5 October 2016 (further extension of the roof muqarnas)

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Wednesday 5 October 2016 (toilet blocks being built)

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Saturday 17 September 2016 (mezzanine 2 walls and more muqarnas rows being prepared)

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Saturday 10 September 2016 (second mezzanine floor slab concreted)

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Wednesday 7 September 2016 (additional rows of muqarnas moulds installed)

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Wednesday 31 August 2016 (two rows of Mosque muqarnas and internal wall extensions concreted)

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Wednesday 17 August 2016 (Mosque muqarnas moulds and level 1 walls)

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Monday 8th August 2016 (Mosque mezzanine 1 slab done; internal walls next)

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Tuesday 26th July 2016 (Muqarnas prototype completed)

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Saturday 16th July 2016 (complex Mosque ceiling 99 muqarnas being constructed)

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Saturday 9th July 2016 (Mosque ceiling muqarnas formwork being prepared)

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Tuesday 28 June 2016 (concrete build of Mosque walls continue)

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Tuesday 21 June 2016 (Mosque walls being built with concrete poured)

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Wednesday 8 June 2016 (formwork for Mosque walls being constructed)

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Sunday 29 May 2016 (ground floor slab complete)

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Wednesday 25 May 2016 (ground floor concreting continues)

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Tuesday 24 May 2016 (pouring of ground floor concrete)

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Thursday 19 May 2016 (ground floor steel installation)

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Monday 16 May 2016 (ground floor prep for concrete)

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Monday 2 May 2016 (ground floor decking)

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Friday 15 April 2016 (level 1 car park decking)

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Friday 8 April 2016 (level 2 car park slab)

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Sunday 27 March 2016 (Formwork decking, slab, 2nd ramp)

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Friday 19 February 2016 (ramp completed with support pillars)

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Tuesday 12th January 2016 (concrete pour on car park ramp)

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Monday 21st December 2015 (Digging second level; ramp concrete)

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Monday 14th December 2015 (Laying concrete ramp to car park)

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Friday 11th December 2015 (Anchoring and Shoring)

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Friday 4th December 2015 (Shoring)

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Sunday 29th November 2015 (Excavation continues)

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Thursday 29th October 2015 (Official Groundbreaking Ceremony)

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Monday, 26th October 2015 (Works commence)

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