Architectural photograph of patio with zen pool in private villa in the Sultanate of Oman

So Long as it’s White

Architects – Huckle & Partners LLC Oman Villa features: Creation of light well to get natural light deep into building Large Open-plan living with minimal columns visible Of interest: Working within Omani planning regulations whilst producing modern living environment’s;

External architectural photo of a villa in the Sultanate of Oman, middleEast

Home owners of Muscat’s elite Midnate Qaboos (Muscat, Sultanate of Oman), are testing the mood of the municipality in their bid for personal style.

Here is a building that encompasses traditional concepts of Omani architecture whilst breaking with the un-written rule that you can paint your home any colour so long as it’s white! The building uses traditional high-level openings not to channel heat out of the interior keeping it cool and dark as in the past, but to channel light in, making the interior bright and spacious. Oman has recently experienced adverse climatic conditions; storm shutters at the flick of a switch seal this building. Wired for the 21st century, with every conceivable mod-con, is this the future take on the traditional Arab home?

 External architectural photo of a villa in the Sultanate of Oman, Middle East

Omanis who’ve had the opportunity to travel are imposing their take and international style to Omani traditional homes

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