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Article | Hajj Terminal | Architectural Record June 2010

“In the mid-1970s, Gordon Wildermuth was a young partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, working in Saudi Arabia to build the Hajj Terminal at the King Abdul Aziz International Airport.” Pages 122-123

In the June 2010 issue of Architectural Record, the Hajj Terminal was awarded the 25 Year Award as part of the annual AIA Honor Awards that highlights best practices and recognize exemplary projects by the AIA community. “The Twenty-five Year Award showcases buildings that set a precedent…(and) is conferred on a building that has stood the test of time for 25-35 years and continues to set standards of excellence for its architectural design and significance.”

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Cover page of the June 2010 issue of Architectural Record.

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  • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Hajj Terminal-Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Reproduced from “AIA 2010 Honor Awards-25 Year Award” Architectural Record 06.10 (June 2010): 122-123.
  • AIA, Twenty-five Year Award. Retrieved from

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