Why Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque matters for Muslims

Category: Best visualization (small and large newsrooms)

Country/area: United Arab Emirates

Organisation: Arab News

Organisation size: Small

Publication date: 6 Mar 2019

Credit: DAOUD KUTTAB: Writer / Faisal Abbas; Editor in Chief/ Douglas Okasaki: senior Desiner / Simon Khalin; creative director

Project description:

Although the The Dome of the Rock is the most famous sacred place in Jerusalem, The Al Aqsa Mosque date back to 638 AD.

The infographic show the location of Al Aqsa mosque in the Jersualem city

Impact reached:

We had a very positive feedback for highligh the Al Aqsa Mosque details, that didn’t have the attention it was deserved before. The feedback was from readers letter

Techniques/technologies used:

Very basic; photoshop and Illustrator only.

What was the hardest part of this project?

Since the site is big, to know the exactly piece/construction in the area without mistake.

What can others learn from this project?

The importance and location of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem and because of politics razon, some Muslims were not allowed to visit the place. The subject call attention for this issue.

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