On Thursday October 6th, the students of Studio III in architecture accompanied by Dr. Naima Benkari, the course instructor, visited the Endowment Affaires headquarters in Abu Dhabi. They had an informative meeting with H.E. Mohammed Obaid Al Mazroui, Executive Manager of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, and Mr. Ali Al Seraidy, Director of mosques. The visit was planned by Dr. Naima Benkari in the framework of the studio III curriculum about the analysis and Design of mosques in UAE. “We have been generously received and thoroughly informed by H.E. Mohammed Obaid Al Mazroui. We are appreciative of the kind reception and availability of H.E and the authority’s members to answer our queries,” said Dr. Naima Benkari. The meeting ended with a concrete step forward in the project of studio III as the Authority accepted to be the official client for the project and showed great interest in adopting the students’ Designs that are a good fit to its requirements.