The expertly crafted external wall installation at the Zakaria Masjid and Educational Centre, in Dewsbury is one of Roccias’ most famous and captivating displays. The multi-colour design and multicultural origin of this masterpiece make it creatively unique as it is the only one if its kind in Europe.
“The mosaic has been a spectacular addition to the Zakaria centre, and become a monumental sight for the community, that has attracted visitors from all over”
– Zakaria Community Leader
Standing 9 meters high and 4 meters wide, the intricate mural was installed by Roccia, in collaboration with geometric design specialist Eric Broug. The inspiration for this design comes from the Saadian Tombs in Marrakesh, Morocco.
The masterpiece contains just under 4000 pieces, with 32 different shapes, 12 unique shapes and 19 different colours. Taking just over a year to complete, the finished mosaic was unveiled in the summer of 2019. This project has been a great addition to the community and the centre – being praised by many of its members, with visitors from all over the UK and beyond. This led to the work of art winning The National Tile Association award for ‘Best Small Commercial Project’ for 2019.
The Roccia family are all very proud of this project and the praise it has received. The unique sight is a must see and is very much worth the trip to Dewsbury.
Roccia hope this creation inspires you to start your own masterpiece or to contact us to find out how we can help make your project become creatively unique.