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.
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.
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
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
Despite tough economic times, we find “fakhamah” -albeit un-announced- withering the hardship and clinging on with this stunning comeback. Budgetary restraints dictated doing away with the customary placard and … Continue reading
مركز زهران للأعمال Zahran Business Centre COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS/32 2013 Saudi Diyar Consultants 14 Floors + 2 Basements 106,687 m² 12,291 m² (Site) Zahran Business Centre, by Jeddah based Saudi Diyar, … Continue reading
No doubt the only other ubiquitous word in the world of local Real Estate sales that could challenge ” فخم ” is ” فاخر “. Albeit the subtle differences between … Continue reading
Where would we be without Swiss precision? Something direly lacking in our part of the World! Our March visualogue speaker, Ahmed Kaki will introduce how Swiss architects have managed to … Continue reading