Mahmud Mosque

Forchstrasse 323
8008 Zürich-Balgrist 


Type of Building: Mosque with minarett
Area: approximately 179 m2
Building height: 18 m
Cost: Approximately CHF 350,000
Objections: None
Owner: Imam Mushtaq Bajwa
Architects: Ernst Göhner and Fritz Badertscher
Laying of the first stone: 25th August 1962
Construction period: 10 months
Inauguration: 22nd June 1963
Religious tradition: Ahmadiyya movement
Conception through to inauguration: approximately 12 years


Text : Edwin Egeter

Photos : Edwin Egeter

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