Thursday, April 28, 2011

Villa Anbar | Dammam | Saudi Arabia | Peter Barber Architects

is a private house in Dammam, Saudi Arabia for a romantic novelist who spends much of her time in London. It is a single story building with a high walled roof terrace, central courtyard and frontgarden with swimming pool.
The building is an essay in the stripped aesthetic of Arabic vernacular and early Modernism. It is also a critical exploration of the complex social and power relationship encoded within the layout of a Saudi house.

The Projects has been twice shortlisted for the International Aga Khan Award for Architecture.....more

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