Private Residence in Riyadh, KSA

Location: Riyadh, KSA

Client: H.E. Dr. Ahmad Al-Salem.

Duration: 2012-2013

Services: Architecture, Engineering, Interior and Landscape Design

Status: Construction Drawings and Documents – Under Construction


Description: This palace consists of a family residence and a Majlis for the master of the house and his guests. The project is characterized by its imposing massing and symmetrical arrangements. Two courtyards are included, one in the form of an entry plaza for the Majlis, and one at the heart of the family residence. A large garden is provided for the family residence with swimming pool, sitting areas and associated services, overlooked by the main functions of the house, while roof tops are utilized as outdoor living and entertainment terraces. The Majlis also has its own backyard/garden. The house exterior and interior character is inspired by the rich architectural heritage of the region, using references to traditional details and intricate patterns, with materials such as stone cladding and arches, as well as wood and GRC screens and shade pergolas.