Saudi Arabia has a social issue regarding treatment of women and a lack of support system for them. This study analyses the current situation of women in Saudi Arabia and the facilities available for them. The project proposed is a comprehensive support facility for women offering services from psychological therapy to legal help, shelter, as well as physical wellness. There are five case studies were considered in this study based on their design and functions. Drawing upon some case studies of welfare centers, wellness centers and domestic abuse shelters along with standards related to all three, a final program is concluded. The site evaluation criteria are surroundings, security, accessibility, good views, demographics, visibility and noise levels. The selected site is located in in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in Al Hamra district. The design of the site project building is inspired by the flow of water in a river, thus the building is combination of curve and straight shape.
Women, Welfare Center, Wellness Center, Domestic Abuse Shelters