architecture and design

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house j

1986
Jeddah (Arabia Saudita)

 

The building consists of two bodies of different heights, with a big hall for the lower part, and a pool for the other. The part with the living room is closed by walls, lighted by large windows with sunshade strips at the corners. The roof is flat with a large octagonal cupola.
This first part of the building is connected by a transparent tunnel to the existing house.

The structure of the pool is formed by octagonal pillars and large windows, with a cover fitted with skylights.
About the materials, the perimeter walls are in white marble with gray bands; the buttresses and the round stairs are in green water ceramic.