It’s All in the Detail

The various corners of this gorgeous hospital – International Medical Center – in Jeddah all display this beautiful and interesting architectural detail. The building was designed by one of the most famous architects of the Middle Eastern region, Dr. Sami Angawi, who is an expert in the field of Islamic architecture. Many elements of ancient Middle Eastern design have been incorporated into this exquisite modern marvel, such as marble tile mosaics, arches, lattice work, metal cut-out lamp lighting, beams, and glass etching.
Happy Birthday to my baby brother Barry!


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American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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6 Responses to It’s All in the Detail

  1. Pingback: IMC Courtyard « JEDDAH DAILY PHOTO JOURNAL

  2. ewok1993 says:

    the details are intricate and fantastic. is this a common thing back there?

    • I can’t say that I have seen this detail as something common here. Sometimes buildings here are overdone, with way too much detailing and excessive extravagance, but this one was done with such good taste.

  3. Saladin says:

    The intricacy and detail are gorgeous. The photo is well-framed and executed! So pretty!

  4. For some reason, this make me think of poor Juliet!

  5. leif hagen says:

    Such lovely, fancy architectural details!

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