Inside the mosque Sheikh Ammi Said, Ghadaia, Mzab Valley, Algeria, 2016
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La mosquée Ammi Said Djerbi est une mosquée de cimetière située au Nord du Ksar de Tagherdait (Ghardaia) sur le plateau de Bouhrawa qui domine la rive droite de l’Oued M’Zab. Il n y a ni cour ni aire de prière liée à cette mosquée. Elle se compose de deux bâtiments distincts : la salle de prière, entourée de sa galerie aux arcades étroites et irrégulières, et la salle d’ablutions ou la « maghesla ». Ces deux volumes sont reliés par une galerie couverte, avec très peu d’ouvertures, et dont l’allongement est Nord-sud. Cet ensemble architectural a été ancré dans le plateau accidenté de Bouhawara, en épousant son profil. La mosquée Ammi Said, ne comporte point de minaret, l’appel à la prière se fait à partir de la cour, non loin de la porte de la salle de prière, ou à partir du toit. Des marches menant à la terrasse étaient prévues à cette fin.