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We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Saudi Arabian Architecture. We aim to include the best quality KSA buildings.

We cover completed buildings, new KSA building designs, architectural exhibitions and competitions across Saudi Arabia. The focus is on contemporary buildings but information on traditional Saudi Arabian buildings is also welcome.

Saudi Arabia Buildings – Latest Designs

Architecture News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

24 Oct 2016
Urban Heritage Administration Centre, Diriyah
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah
render : Methanoia

Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah
ZHA awarded first prize in the competition to build the Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. The competition for the 8,780m² head office of the Heritage Museum was initiated in 2015.

18 Oct 2016
Addiriyah Contemporary Art Center
Design: Schiattarella Associati, Architects
Addiriyah Contemporary Art Center
image from architect

Addiriyah Contemporary Art Center KSA
New building design located on the north-western outskirts of the Saudi capital Riyadh.

Riyadh Metro, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 29 Jul 2013
Design: FCC
Riyadh Metro
image from architect

FCC, the infrastructure and environmental services group, has achieved a new milestone in international construction. The company has been awarded one of the contracts to build the Riyadh metro (Saudi Arabia), which has an estimated budget of over 16.3 billion euro, i.e. 2.5 times the cost of the Medina-Mecca railway. This is the largest international contract in the history of construction in which a Spanish company has been awarded a contract. The consortium headed by FCC will build lines 4, 5 and 6 of the metro. The contract is worth 6.070 billion euro.

Crystal Towers, The King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD), Riyadh
Henning Larsen Architects
Crystal Towers Riyadh
image : Henning Larsen Architects

Crystal Towers Riyadh – 23 Apr 2012
Within a new financial district in the capital city of Saudi Arabia, 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 buildings creates a visual and physical link between these elements which feature prime office and retail facilities.

The ARC Office Building, Jeddah
Abiat Architects
The ARC Office Building
image from architect

Saudi Arabian Office Building
This Saudi building occupies a prime location site of about 5,250 sqm of area in a newly developed neighborhood of Jeddah. It is an office building composed of a basement, ground, first, and second floor with a total area of 11,000 sqm.

Saudi Arabian Mixed-Use Development, eastern KSA
Capita Symonds
Saudi Arabian Mixed-Use Development
picture from architect

Saudi Arabian Development – 5 Dec 2011
Plans for a new £20m, 50,000 sqft, mixed-use development on the east coast of Saudi Arabia have been unveiled. Designed by Capita Symonds on behalf of a private client, the development comprises six floors of circa 8,000 sqft open plan office space, retail units on the ground floor, and a new gymnasium and spa facility.

Museum of the Built Environment, Riyadh, central Saudi Arabia
FXFOWLE
Museum of the Built Environment KAFD
image from architects

Museum of the Built Environment Saudi Arabia – 23 Jun 2011
The architects has six active projects within the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD), a new 55 million-square-foot mixed-use urban community located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. One of the firm’s projects in the KAFD is the Museum of the Built Environment, a key public building which will explore the important role that social, economical and environmental issues have played in the development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the region.

Saudi Arabian Office Buildings

Saudi Arabian Architecture – Major KSA Building Projects

KSA Buildings / Designs, alphabetical:

Al-Birr Foundation Office Tower, Riyadh
Perkins+Will
Saudi Arabian Tower
picture from architect

Saudi Arabian Tower Building
Al Faisaliah Complex, Riyadh
Foster + Partners
Al Faisaliah Complex
Nigel Young, Foster & Partners

Al Faisaliah Complex
Alrriyadh Ritz Carlton Tower, Riyadh
ECHO Architecture
Alrriyadh Ritz Carlton Tower
picture from architect

Alrriyadh Ritz Carlton Tower Building
Arab Satellite Communications HQ
heneghan.peng.architects
Arabsat headquarters
image : heneghan.peng.architects

Arabsat headquarters building
Breakwater Beacon, Thuwal Point, Jeddah
Urban Art Projects
Breakwater Beacon
image : UAP

Breakwater Beacon
Haramain High-speed Railway Stations
Foster + Partners / Buro Happold
Haramain High-speed Railway Stations Saudi Arabia
image : Foster & Partners

Haramain High-speed Railway Stations
Jenan City Development, East Saudi Arabia
NORR
Jenan City Design
render from architects

Jenan City Development, Al Khobar
King Abdulaziz Center, Dhahran
Snøhetta
King Abdulaziz Library
picture : MIR

King Abdulaziz Library Building
King Abdullah Economic City
SOM Architects
King Abdullah Economic City
image : SOM

King Abdullah Economic City
The King Abdullah Financial District – KAFD
FXFOWLE
King Abdullah Financial District
image : FXFowle

King Abdullah Financial District
King Abdullah Financial District Hotel
Goettsch Partners
King Abdullah Financial District Hotel
image from architect

King Abdullah Financial District Hotel
King Abdullah International Gardens – KAIG
Barton Willmore
King Abdullah International Gardens
picture from TMF

Saudi Arabian Building, Riyadh
Riyadh Monorail
KEO
Riyadh monorail
image : KEO

Riyadh Monorail
Sary Residence, Jeddah
Abiat Architects
Sary Residence
picture from FD

Sary Residence

 

Saudi Arabian Architecture – No Images

Al Rajhi Bank Headquarters Building, Riyadh
2007-
Architects: SOM

Conference Centre Building, Riyadh
1973
Trevor Dannatt

Darb al-Khalil district masterplan, Makkah
2007-
Gensler

SAS Radisson Hotel, Riyadh

Point of Design

Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry, Riyadh
1984
Henning Larsen

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