The Prophet's Mosque - Piazza Fences and Gates

Location: Medina, Hejaz - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Designer/Architect: Canaren Inc.

Duration: Jun 1996 - Jun 1997

Scope: Soheil Mosun Limited undertook the project management, manufacturing design, fabrication and crating of the fences and gates that surround The Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Highlights: These Custom fences and gates are made of solid steel bar and cast iron. The outer frames are fabricated from steel bar with the star modules and finials cast in grey iron. The star modules have mirror polished bronze stars inlaid and the finials are painted in a high gloss gold finish. In total, there are approximately (800) fence sections and (80) operable gates. The gates weigh approximately 30,000 lbs (15 tons) each and are precision engineered to be manually operated by only one person. The overall project utilized over 8,000,000 lbs of steel.