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.
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.