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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is KSA's 2nd largest city and is located on its west coast, right on the Red Sea. I moved here in 2007 with my Saudi hubby and teenage son. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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Tag Archives: design
There are many different architectural themes here in Jeddah. This villa’s gateway seems to have an Asian influence.
This is a very fitting design for a fountain at the main entrance to the Red Sea Mall here in Jeddah. The large varying sizes of waves are made of a highly reflective metallic surface, and the waves are decorated … Continue reading
This is a fancy wrought iron housing box for electrical utitlities here in Jeddah. It matches the light post I featured yesterday.
A large part of Jeddah sports this style of streetlights. I think they are really unique and I love the intricate wrought iron details. Wrought iron is very popular here in Saudi Arabia.
I love the design of this outdoor lamp made of iron in Jeddah.
A residential apartment building in Jeddah decorated in mock rock design coupled with geometric triangles above the windows, repeating short curvy columns across the balconies, and an entrance with lots of lines – a little too heavy handed on the … Continue reading
Jeddah has many modern space-age looking buildings, but also has some charming European style buildings as well, like this one.