Saudi Arabian Lighthouse

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Postby BMR » Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:02 am

Unique ... from The Green Prophet

Ever wonder what an Arabian lighthouse looks like? Mariners approaching the Red Sea harbor at Thuwal, about one hour north of sprawling Mecca, Saudi Arabia are now guided to shore by a soaring new honeycomb lighthouse designed by the Australian firm Urban Art Projects.

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Postby MontaukPoint » Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:51 pm

Well, its Interesting....I'll leave it at that.
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Postby Kevin vk2ce » Fri Apr 19, 2013 6:17 pm

It's certainly not a lighthouse by my definitions. It's an expensive breakwater beacon and a demonstration of excessive wealth.
One thing going for it is it's design, Australian of course. :yay:
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Postby island » Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:57 am

That Saudi thing looks like a ground mounted bird house. Looks like they changed their minds about the design when about one quarter of the way up.

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