Mohammad Al-Shaikh Residence

Client: Dr. Mohammad Al-Sheikh
Location: Diriyah – Saudi Arabia
Services Provided: Design & Supervision
Total Built-up Area: 3,500 sq.m
Construction Cost: US $ 6,000,000
Starting Date: 2006 Design – 2007 Supervision
Completion Date: 2007 Design – 2010 Supervision



The design aimed to incorporate the deep values of the region’s vernacular architecture represented in the everyday life, The Mohammad Al-Shaikh Residence emulates the solid and strong bonds of extended families which forms the essence of traditional Saudi societies.

The Mohammad Al-Shaikh Residence consists of residential units are connected with alleys, pathways and courts, and are divided into two parts; one serving the men and the other with a more secluded privacy serving the family. The project is designed to respect all forces and elements of the area in order to create a vital environment.