https://flic.kr/p/a6dCHz | Old bathroom in a tradtional Najran house - Saudi Arabia | Traditional adobe and brick architectural styles in Najran are called midmakh buildings. They are very distinctive and reflect the influence of Yemeni design in the Province The buildings are made up of several stories. The lowest level is given over to livestock . The next level is for human habitation, and have small windows to keep out intruders and heat. As you go up the building, the windows get…

https://flic.kr/p/a6dCHz | Old bathroom in a tradtional Najran house - Saudi Arabia | Traditional adobe and brick architectural styles in Najran are called midmakh buildings. They are very distinctive and reflect the influence of Yemeni design in the Province The buildings are made up of several stories. The lowest level is given over to livestock . The next level is for human habitation, and have small windows to keep out intruders and heat. As you go up the building, the windows get…

Al-Baha, Saudi Arabia

Al-Baha, Saudi Arabia

saudi arabia rijal al maa    Rijal Almaa is a traditional, centuries old village of multistorey, stone fortress houses. One of the houses has been beautifully restored and converted in the Almaa Museum

saudi arabia rijal al maa Rijal Almaa is a traditional, centuries old village of multistorey, stone fortress houses. One of the houses has been beautifully restored and converted in the Almaa Museum

Traditional house in Najran - Saudi Arabia

Traditional house in Najran - Saudi Arabia

Hassan Fathy. Born in Alexandria in 1899 to an Egyptian father and a Turkish mother, he was an outstanding and innovative architect who demonstrated how elements from vernacular Arab urban architecture, such as the malkaf (wind catch), shukshaykha (lantern dome) and mashrabiya (wooden lattice screen), could be combined with the mud-brick construction traditionally practiced in Nubia in Upper Egypt to form a distinctive, environmentally and socially conscious building style...

Hassan Fathy. Born in Alexandria in 1899 to an Egyptian father and a Turkish mother, he was an outstanding and innovative architect who demonstrated how elements from vernacular Arab urban architecture, such as the malkaf (wind catch), shukshaykha (lantern dome) and mashrabiya (wooden lattice screen), could be combined with the mud-brick construction traditionally practiced in Nubia in Upper Egypt to form a distinctive, environmentally and socially conscious building style...

Hassan Fathy. Born in Alexandria in 1899 to an Egyptian father and a Turkish mother, he was an outstanding and innovative architect who demonstrated how elements from vernacular Arab urban architecture, such as the malkaf (wind catch), shukshaykha (lantern dome) and mashrabiya (wooden lattice screen), could be combined with the mud-brick construction traditionally practiced in Nubia in Upper Egypt to form a distinctive, environmentally and socially conscious building style...

Hassan Fathy. Born in Alexandria in 1899 to an Egyptian father and a Turkish mother, he was an outstanding and innovative architect who demonstrated how elements from vernacular Arab urban architecture, such as the malkaf (wind catch), shukshaykha (lantern dome) and mashrabiya (wooden lattice screen), could be combined with the mud-brick construction traditionally practiced in Nubia in Upper Egypt to form a distinctive, environmentally and socially conscious building style...

Old village, Tarut Island in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

Old village, Tarut Island in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

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