King Abdullah Specialty Children’s Hospital

From the Architect The King Abdullah Specialty Children’s Hospital is located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia within one of the largest Academic Medical Districts of the region. The hospital includes a 200-bed Adult Specialty Hospital, a 350-bed Children’s Hospital and a series of outpatient clinics. Pedestrian bridges and covered drop-offs link an elevated landscaped medical plaza…

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Abraj Kudai

From Dar Al-Handasah  Abraj Kudai is a mixed-used development located at the Manafia area in Makkah’s central zone, only 2.2 km south of the Holy Haram in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Due to its unparalleled size, height as well as distinguished location, exposure and architectural style, the building appears as a striking landmark with…

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West Tower at the Headquarters Business Park

Project Details Project: West Tower at the Headquarters Business Park Other Names: The Headquarters Owner / Developer: Aldar Al Khasa Location: 7355 Al Kurnaysh Road, حي الشاطئ، Jeddah 23511 2432, Saudi Arabia Architect: Batley Partners Year Completed: 2014 Floor count: 55 Floor area: Country: Website: West Tower at the Headquarters Business Park Gallery West Tower…

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Al Rajhi Bank Headquarters (Saudi Arabia)

From the Architect This 230 metres tall office tower contributes to Saudi Arabia’s evolving skyline with its distinct four monolithic cores, shielding its crystalline glass tower from the environment. The cores have been designed to efficiently house functional services so that the tower’s floor-plate can offer an open plan for offices. Project Details Project: Al…

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Henning Larsens Architects – Crystal Tower (Saudi Arabia)

From the Architect Within a new financial district in Saudi Arabia’s capital city, the Crystal Towers are located in a unique location between the Financial Plaza – the financial centre of the masterplan – and the Wadi – a verdant pedestrian thoroughfare. The orientation of the two 18 and 26-storey Crystal Towers creates a visual…

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Henning Larsens Architects – The Gem Building (Saudi Arabia)

from the Architect The Gem Building is a unique small-scale landmark surrounded by large buildings in King Abdullah Financial District. The size of the building is adapted to human scale and its crystalline form and faceted facades enhance its quality as a shining beacon. The Gem has a mixed-use programme: three separate buildings include a…

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Henning Larsens Architects – The Financial Plaza (Saudi Arabia)

Project Details Project: The Financial Plaza Other Names: PPA 30 Parcel 1.19 Complex : King Abdullah Financial District Owner / Developer: Riyadh Investment Company Location: King Fahad Branch Road, Al Aqiq, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Architect: Henning Larsens Architects Structural Engineer : Buro Happold Year Completed: 2015 Country: Saudi Arabia Website: The Financial Plaza Gallery The…

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Henning Larsens Architects – Villas in the Sky (Saudi Arabia)

From the Architect ’Villas in the Sky’ is a mixed-use 34-storey tower placed at a unique location in the King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Situated as one of the last buildings in the green thoroughfare, the Wadi, and in a transition zone between the public square and the Wadi, the tower will…

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Gensler – GCC Bank Headquarters (Saudi Arabia)

Located in the very centre of King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD), the city’s authorised financial institution built its headquarters on the empty 1.14 parcel. Designed by Gensler & Co. architects, the 53-story skyscraper is coated in an elegant copper and steel envelope. Besides its aesthetic function, the shell protects interior spaces from powerful solar radiations….

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