Jeddah - HIM2

This type of traditional Jeddah building with thick solid mud-brick walls and *mashrabiyya* wood screens (covering all windows) effectively responded to Jeddah's hot climate and privacy from neigbours.

The arched parapet at the top surrounds the roof deck for cooler outdoor living during summer evenings (before the onset of AC).

JeddahSaudi Arabiatraditional architecturemashrabiyya