• Architecture/urbanism

    Sep 22, 2016

    There was a unique urban and architectural typology that formed around the coastal areas of the Arabian Gulf. Narrow pathways were built to maintain insulation and allow a breeze to flow to inner parts of the neighborhood. Coral, lime, palm fronds, and wind towers were some of the materials and techniques to help adapt to the hot weather conditions of the Arabian Gulf.

    Kuwait circa 1950