Tag Archives: KAUST

KAUST Art Hall

This is part of a multi-level art hall at KAUST, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. There is some very interesting artwork that exphasizes the science theme and graces the hall. The lighting in the hall changes colors, from … Continue reading

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KAUST Illuminated Building

If I remember correctly, this illuminated building is the KAUST Library (KAUST is King Abdullah University of Science and Technology). Sorry but I’m not sure what material was used to create the translucent outer walls which are illuminated at night … Continue reading

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KAUST Reflections

The KAUST Breakwater Beacon is a focal point of the university and is a highly visible presence on the campus. This shot was taken from inside the KAUST library. You can read more about the Breakwater Beacon of KAUST on … Continue reading

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KAUST Space Age Sculpture: Star Projector

This is another interesting sculpture at KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology). It looks like a huge space age microscope, and thanks to a couple readers of this blog, I now have information about this sculpture. It is … Continue reading

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KAUST Swiss Cheese Sphere

With the twin minarets of one of the mosques located on the campus of KAUST in the background, this piece of art called “Spheres” is one of three identical bronze Swiss cheese spheres (that’s what I call them anyway!) that … Continue reading

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KAUST Sculptures: Delphinus

Another shot taken out at KAUST, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. This photo shows part of a larger group of about eight unusually shaped objects created by Australian artist Donna Marcus. Much of her artwork is inspired by … Continue reading

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KAUST Modern Library

This shot was taken at the library at KAUST, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. It is ultra sleek and ultra modern. I love the architectural lines and space-age feel of it.

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KAUST Almost like Venice

A scene from the amazing new sciences and technology university outside of Jeddah, strolling through KAUST can seem as though one could be almost anywhere in the world. Visible in the background is the Breakwater Beacon, which I featured on … Continue reading

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KAUST Awesome Artwork

This is a really colorful and modern looking piece of art out at KAUST, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. It is located in a long narrow room along with several other interesting pieces of art, and this one … Continue reading

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KAUST Breakwater Beacon

KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) is an amazing institution of higher learning that is located north of Jeddah near a small fishing village called Thuwal. The Breakwater Beacon, which rises 60 meters into the sky, has become … Continue reading

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