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Jeddah Architectural Guide|MQ/08

  مسجد بن لادن Bin-Laden Mosque MOSQUES/08   1988 Abdul-Wahed El-Wakil عبدالواحد الوكيل 23 m 1 Level 123 m2      1,875 m2 (Site)  مسجد بن لادن هو أحد 9 … Continue reading

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Article | Sportshall, Jeddah | MIMAR 4 1982

Continuing our archives series posting articles on  projects in Jeddah by international architects and firms. This article was featured in MIMAR issue 4, published in 1982. It is part of a section introducing Frei Otto’s new work.  The early issues of MIMAR featured beautiful cut-outs on the cover page of one of the reviewed projects, in this case, the Sports Hall of the King Abdulaziz University.

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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|CM/06

  مركز أدهم التجاري Adham Commercial Centre CM/06 COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS/06   1980 Atelier Antoine Romanos 62 m 14  Floors 30,000 m2 2,500 m2 (Site) approx.  The Adham Commercial Centre follows … 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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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

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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

June 30, 2019 · Leave a comment