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Article | SOM’s New Tower in Jeddah… | Architectural Record February 1979

This is the first part of our archives series in which we post articles on projects in Jeddah by international architects and firm as well as PhD Theses and research papers on the city of Jeddah, especially during its formative years between 1965 – 1985.

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Report|Thinking with models with natural human architecture|Christine Otto-Kanstinger

Coinciding with 21,39 exhibition: Frei Otto’s Legacy in Saudi Arabia, Zawiya 97 organized a lecture presented by Frei Otto’s daughter Christine Otto-Kanstinger, which was held on Friday, January 31, 2020 … Continue reading

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Jeddah Architectural Guide|CP/12

  البنك السعودي البريطاني Saudi British Bank HQ CORPORATE BUILDINGS/12   1983 Robert Mathews Johnson Marshall & Partners (RMJMP) 27 m 5  Floors 12,427 m2      3,475 m2 (Site)  … Continue reading

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Report|The Architecture of Thoughts|Balad: 2019 July 03

In continuation of Jeddah’s season of activities in 2019 at Historical Jeddah, Dr. Ziad Aazam took us on a deep philosophical journey with a lecture entitled “The Architecture of Thoughts’’. … Continue reading

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Report|Sustainable Architecture of Nassief House|Balad: 2019 June 27

As one of Jeddah season’s activities in 2019. Cultural nights were held at Albalad – historical Jeddah ─ taking various creative disciplines into account such as art, architecture, theatre and … Continue reading

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Jeddah Architectural Guide|CP/17

  الشركة السعودية للتوريدات – باناجه Saudi Import Co. – BANAJA CORPORATE BUILDINGS/17   1995 ARCHI-PLAN (Dr. Abdullah Bokhari) 20 m 4 Floors 8,666 m2 3,500 m2 (Site)  The Saudi … Continue reading

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Jeddah Architectural Guide|PB/03

الصالة الرياضة – جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز Sports Hall -King AbdulAziz University PUBLIC BUILDINGS/03 1981 Atelier Frei Otto Warmbronn, Stuttgart, with Buro Rolph Gutbrod, Berlin 30 m  ….. 9,000 m² (Total Usable … Continue reading

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Report | Panel discussion: Under Urban Attack, Nature Fights Back | SAC: 2020 January 29

Jeddah. January 30, 2020.As part of the 7th edition of 21,39 Jeddah Arts Festival, a 4-day forum kicked off with several panel discussions on Wednesday, at the Saudi Art Council … Continue reading

January 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Greeting|Eid Al-Adha 1440 تهنئة|عيد الأضحى

… وَأَذِّن فِي النَّاسِ بِالْحَجِّ .بمناسبة حلول عيد الأضحى المبارك، ندعو الله أن يتقبل منا ومنكم صالح الأعمال و كل عام وأنتم بخير On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, the … Continue reading

August 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Greeting|Ramadhan 1440 تهنئة|شهر رمضان المبارك

بمناسبة حلول شهر رمضان المبارك، نتقدم لكم بأسمى التهاني وأحر التبريكات، و ندعو الله أن يتقبل منا ومنكم الصيام و القيام وصالح الأعمال، و كل عام و أنتم بخير. The … Continue reading

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Visualogue|39.Shinkenchiku Architecture|Reda Sejini

Shinkenchiku Architecture As part of the University of Prince Muqrin’s College of Engineering 2 day symposium on Architecture and Entrepreneurship, urbanphenomena principal and co-founder Reda Sejini presented an introductory lecture … Continue reading

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