Middle East
3:53 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Mecca In Flux As Historic Sites Are Torn Down

Originally published on Thu October 25, 2012 5:51 pm

Muslims from all over the world have journeyed to Mecca for the annual Hajj. But they may find that many of the buildings around the holy area are changing. Audie Cornish speaks with Oliver Wainwright, The Guardian's architecture critic, for more on what's happening to the buildings and land in Mecca.