Residential Building

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Most buildings here are finished in stone, tile, or marble, probably because it requires less maintenance and lasts longer in this brutal climate. I like the multi-colored stone that was used for this building. Typical Saudi-style residential apartment buildings here generally have several floors. The first floor is usually for covered parking and the lobby, and then the floors above are for the flats. I thought the windows were interesting looking too. This building is less than a year old and is built in a newer section of town where construction is booming.

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American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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2 Responses to Residential Building

  1. Hi Geogypsy –
    I’m not sure where this particular stone is from, but I know that many buildings here are made using regional resources. Most of the buildings here are built using lighter colored stone, but occasionally I will see the darker stone like this. It stands out because it’s not so common.

  2. Geogypsy says:

    I love the stone, and the windows, it looks like a castle. Not bad for apartments. Is it local rock?

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