"Basic Features of the Local Style of Buildings" Housing Architect. Tip by arabian10

Housing Architect., Jiddah: 15 reviews and 18 photos

by arabian10

At present, local architecture of Jeddah city, has a big influence on the development and growth of the family and society. The residence represents the shelter and place for comfort after a long working day, as well as a factor for preserving family's property. The state of living in a traditional house is different from that of living in a block of building or in a villa. This explains the relationship between the type of residence and the function of its components on one hand and the style of life of the family living there, on the other hand. The creativity of the Saudi people were never hindered by the hard living style that limited the needs of former generations. The Saudi innovations surpassed the essential needs of daily life to the luxury which has developed to become a necessity.

Residential style has become today a criteria for indicating the family's status and social positions.

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  • Written Jul 12, 2005
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