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Architecture In Saudi Arabia

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Architecture In Saudi Arabia

Architecture in Saudi Arabia is characterized by several distinct features that set it apart from other architectural styles of the region. In terms of aesthetics and materials, the architecture of Saudi Arabia is typified by sandstone and limestone, wooden doors and windows, and intricate patterned tiles, sometimes referred to as Zellij. This type of architecture is found in both modern and traditional buildings, with the latter often featuring a courtyard surrounded by U-shaped galleries. Additionally, the use of Islamic geometric patterns and Koranic inscriptions are a hallmark of the architectural style.

Arabesque, mashrabiyya, arches, stucco, wind towers, minarets, mashrabiya screens, muqarnas, domes, ancient heritage sites.

Lauren Moore

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