Project brief
Project idea
This project aim to enhance the spirituality in spaces. Pressure in modern life and high stress make a need for a place with historic elements in design, add new experience to soul and separate human to different historic experience.
The project as well support the vision of united nation for next years, which object to maintain heritage and to have featured spaces and cities.
Finally its not an ordinary space, it has different usages and zones it works as theater, exhibition and, free historic space.

Project description
The path takes visitor from the entrance to the main zone Hadra hall. It offer deep close to the show or the dancers ,under the natural light dome in morning and classic one at night. The spiritual elements in the space take visitors deep in history. On the experience by tradition food and exhibition stalls , ending by library activity to enrich the visit

SDGs that the project supports:
4.quality education
4.7Appreciation of cultural diversity and of cultures contribution to sustainable development

11.sustainable cities and communities
11.4 strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world's cultural and natural heritage

Project Aims
-Reaching an interior design concept to revive Sufism spirituality and heritage.
-To reach a design program of Sufi culture center in contemporary.
-Reviving Islamic art in design to reform local identities cities.

Project Location
New Administrative Capital, Egypt

Project Concept
"Keep Your Eyes On Light To Pass All Darkness (Rumi)"
As the golden sun is the symbol of light to whole earth. Earth and planets rotate surrounding its light. The sufism also inspired by this movement. As blood rotates in the body and rotate in performance to free soul of sins and darkness to reach light. Every creature aimed to light. Light comes from God ..."الله نور السماوات والارض"
“Search for light”



Technical information
Every material used represent spiritual meaning. The elements has two functions to act as heritage and historic space, and at the same time express spiritual meaning. The path ,arches, and dome all work together to support a spiritual dimension.

Software Used:

Project List of Activities:
-Prayer Rooms
-Waiting Areas

Project designed and presented by: Yosra Sherif Saleh Ali
-Faculty of Arts & Design, Interior Department, MSA University

Under the supervision of:
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rasha El Zeiny
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hoda Madkor
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dalia Ezzat
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ola Hashem
-Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmed Abdelhalim Salama
-LA Mohanned Bilal

The Influence Of Religious Spiritual Dimension In Interior Design "Sufi Culture Center" by yusra sherif in Egypt won the WA Award Cycle 42. Please find below the WA Award poster for this project.

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