Tag Archives: Architecture

Jeddah’s Blue Glass Architecture

Jeddah’s cityscape is adorned with many modern architectural delights. I love the building in the first photo – it reminds me of a zipper.  The blue reflective glass is a prominent feature of many of the modern buildings of this … Continue reading

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Jeddah Pretty Gas Station

I rather like the pretty combination of colors used in this gas station. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/jeddah-pretty-gas-station.html

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Jeddah Typical Villa

Here is another typical villa in Jeddah – large residence and tall walls surrounding it.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/jeddah-typical-villa.html

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Jeddah Gypsum Details

Gypsum is commonly ussed here in Saudi Arabia to decorate walls and ceilings.  Frequently it is painted, often in gold leaf.  Saudi taste in decor tends to run more on the formal side.  I’ve often heard the term “Saudi Gaudy” … Continue reading

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Jeddah Villa Unusual Design

Family villas in Jeddah are usually quite large to accommodate large families, plus household help like maids and drivers.  All villas that I have ever seen here are surrounded by high walls to afford privacy for the women of the … Continue reading

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Jeddah Entry Arch

To  visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH  where you’ll find beautiful skies posted by bloggers all over the world. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/jeddah-entry-arch.html

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Saudi Street Food Bistro

Zanjbeel Bistro (the Arabic “zanjbeel” translates to “ginger” in English) has an alluring exterior graphic of Marlon Brando from the Godfather. We haven’t eaten there yet but hopefully one day we will. They offer Saudi street food.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/saudi-street-food-bistro.html

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Very Saudi Architecture

Geometric shapes and patterns are often incorporated into very distinctively Saudi designs.  Geometry is a hugh part of Islamic art.  The designs adorning this restaurant are not as intricate as typical geometric Islamic art but none-the-less, one can quickly identify … Continue reading

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Jeddah Beautiful Architecture

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Architectural Styles in Jeddah

Two neighboring buildings in Jeddah highlighting the wide variety of architectural styles in the city.  To  visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH  where you’ll find beautiful skies posted by bloggers all over the world. from … Continue reading

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