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Jeddah at Dusk

This is another shot taken at dusk from the rooftop of our building. I’d like to draw your attention to the center of the photo where you can see a tall building with a large graphic visible on one side. … Continue reading

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Another New Blue Glass Building

I love the architectural details of this newly constructed modern blue glass building. It reminds me of a big sail boat.

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SkyWatch: New Blue Glass Building

Blue glass windows seem to be the most popular choice for modern business centers in Jeddah. It’s practically a phenomenon. Blue glass buildings are everywhere. To visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH where you’ll … Continue reading

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Up in a Flash

A year ago, none of these buildings were here. It used to be an area comprised of all vacant lots for blocks and blocks. This whole area in northeast Jeddah has experienced a super rate of growth and development and … Continue reading

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Rare Umbrella Sighting

It hardly ever rains here in Jeddah, but this past week, there has been rain on several days. In fact I don’t recall ever seeing anyone using an umbrella until I saw this guy out the window of our apartment. … Continue reading

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Residential Building Construction

Most of the multi-family residential buildings in Jeddah are built in a similar fashion. I’ve compared them to long train cars lined up side by side lengthwise and stacked several traincars high. The only variations might be how many floors … Continue reading

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Adding On

Many buildings are enlarged here in Jeddah by building up. Residential buildings are built very close together and take up most of the area of the lots they occupy. Quite often a one or two story building might be all … Continue reading

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