Why is saudi arabian architecture so ugly?

Compared to other regions with Islamic inspired architecture, Saudi Arabia is so plain with architecture. Spain, Egypt, Morocco, Syria, Turkey, Yemen, Oman, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Kazakhstan, and Central Asia have beautiful examples of Islamic architecture, and are highly ornate and colorful. Yet Saudi... show more Compared to other regions with Islamic inspired architecture, Saudi Arabia is so plain with architecture. Spain, Egypt, Morocco, Syria, Turkey, Yemen, Oman, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Kazakhstan, and Central Asia have beautiful examples of Islamic architecture, and are highly ornate and colorful. Yet Saudi architecture is all extremely plain. I dont know if its just the fundamentalist version of Islam mandated in the country.
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