urbanphenomena: design+research

Article | Hajj Terminal | Architectural Record June 2010

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.

August 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

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

July 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

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.

June 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

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.

March 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

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

December 12, 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

April 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

madeinjeddah|Fakhamah Series #04|”Deluxe” Palace II

  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

November 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Jeddah Architectural Guide|CM /32

  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

October 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

madeinjeddah|Fakhamah Series #02|Luxurious Apartments

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

June 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Report | CITYSCAPE JEDDAH | Jeddah: 2015 April 5-7

A Report from the latest CITYSCAPE Jeddah Exhibition The latest event from the world renowned Cityscape portfolio of events was recently held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia between 5-7 April 2015. … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment