Saudi Arabia Architecture News 2020, KSA Building Projects, Construction Design, Property Images

Saudi Arabia Architecture News

Architectural Developments in the Middle East – KSA Built Environment Updates

post updated 11 Mar 2020

Saudi Arabia Building News

KSA Architectural News + Key New Middle East Property Designs, chronological:

Saudi Arabia Architecture Designs – chronological list

16 Dec 2019
Home of Innovation, HOI, Riyadh Techno Valley, King Saud University, Riyadh
Design: Zuhair Fayez Partnership Consultants
SABIC Home of Innovation Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
image courtesy of SABIC Home of Innovation

SABIC Home of Innovation Riyadh
This green building project is the design of SABIC’s Home of Innovation in Riyadh.

10 Dec 2019
Gharfa at Diriyah Oasis, Diriyah Oasis, Riyadh
Design: Studio Studio Studio
Gharfa Pavilion Installation Riyadh
photograph : Roberto Conte

Gharfa Pavilion Installation Riyadh
The new interdisciplinary lab founded by Edoardo Tresoldi, presents Gharfa: an experiential pavilion installation within the temporary creative project “Diriyah Oasis”, designed and curated by Dubai-based studio Designlab Experience, and located in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh.

2 Dec 2019
Fogon Riyadh
Design: Hitzig Militello Architects
Fogon Riyadh
photography : Esteban Lobo

Fogon European Restaurant Riyadh
The idea for Fogon was a typical traditional London tavern, pub aesthetics was the premise of the client.

3 July 2019
Saudi Arabian Architecture Competition, Madinah
Design: Rafael de La-Hoz, Spain
Noble Quran Oasis in Madinah
image courtesy of architects office

The Noble Quran Oasis in Madinah, Landmark in KSA
The proposal is to highlight a striking Islamic Landmark to remain in the memory of the city´s visitors.

23 Feb 2019
The vision of Al-Ula:

The Royal Commission for Al Ula announced its vision to responsibly develop Al Ula as a world heritage destination centered around conservation and collaboration with the local community.

The Royal Commission broke ground on the site for the just-announced Sharaan Resort, a responsibly-designed development and summit center designed by iconic French architect Jean Nouvel.

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Saudi Arabia Architecture News 2017

1 Sep + 9 Jun 2017
AlJabri Mosque Building, Ha’il – Iconic Awards 2017 – Winner
Design: Schiattarella Associati
AlJabri Mosque in Ha’il, Saudi Arabia |
image courtesy of architects

AlJabri Mosque in Ha’il
The European competition of the Iconic Awards under the aegis of the German Design Council, is the first neutral international competition embracing the whole world of architecture and design, including communication, construction sector and industry. Well known are the Media Partners of the 2017 edition: Atrium, Dezeen,

31 Jan 2017
Jabal Omar Hotel Development, Mecca
Architects: Foster + Partners
Jabal Omar Hotel Development
image courtesy of architects

Jabal Omar Hotel Development in Mecca
Foster + Partners’ competition winning scheme for a new luxury hotel and serviced apartments in the heart of Makkah has been revealed. Inspired by traditional Arab architecture, it’s design reinterprets the traditional dense building clusters, creating a new contemporary vernacular that respects its sacred location.

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KSA Building Construction Updates 2016

16 Dec 2016
King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh, KSA
Design: Schiattarella Associati, Architects
King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh
image courtesy of architects

King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh
Schiattarella Associati, in competition with other 5 internationally known architectural firms, prevailed for the planning quality of its proposal. The Rome-based architecture firm will sign the project for the modification of King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh commissioned by the General Sport Authority (GSA) and consisting of refurbishing most part of the Stadium able to guest almost 50,000 spectators.

page updated 28 Oct 2016 ; 26 Jan 2016
Jeddah Tower, Kingdom City, Jeddah
Date built: 2013-19
Architect: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture with SWA, landscape architecture
Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia Skyscraper
image courtesy of architects

Jeddah Tower Saudi Arabia Skyscraper
At 1,000+ meters the Kingdom Tower to be the world’s tallest building, with a planned height of 1,008m / 3,307 ft and 167 floors. This new Saudi Arabian skyscraper appears in the CTBUH Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings released today, October 28th, 2016.

24 Oct 2016
Urban Heritage Administration Centre, Diriyah, Addirriyah, north-western outskirts of the Saudi capital, Riyadh
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects, London
Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah
render : Methanoia

Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah
Zaha Hadid Architects has been awarded first prize in the design competition for the Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. The 8,780m² head office of the Heritage Museum is integral to the on-going works to preserve Diriyah’s historic UNESCO world heritage listed site, continuing the restoration programmes throughout the 120km Wadi Hanifah valley that also includes the re-establishment of its natural environments.

19 + 18 Oct 2016
Addiriyah Contemporary Art Center
Design: Schiattarella Associati, Architects
Addiriyah Contemporary Art Center KSA Building
image courtesy of architects practice

Addiriyah Contemporary Art Center KSA
Schiattarella Associati awarded twice for Addiriyah Contemporary Art Center project in Saudi Arabia: ‘Concept Winner’ at this year’s ICONIC AWARDS and Honorable Mention at the American Architecture Prize 2016.

16 Sep 2016
The Piazza Multiple Residence, Jeddah
Design: Badih and Kantar Architects
The Piazza Residence in Jeddah, KSA
image courtesy of architecture office

The Piazza Residence Jeddah
The Piazza is an intimate residential area. It draws its inspiration from the way Mediterranean cities have evolved over time to become places of character, and reinterprets the resulting communal feeling into a modern neighborhood.

13 Sep 2016
Al Zahraa Multiple Residence, Jeddah
Design: Badih and Kantar Architects
Al Zahraa Residence in Jeddah
image courtesy of architect firm

Al Zahraa Residence in Jeddah, KSA
Divided into two main plots, long strips of narrowly attached residential units create a non-repetitive composition of positive and negative blocks of solid sheets providing privacy and front buffering gardens, thus protecting the houses from being exposed to the main traffic.

5 Aug 2016
Abraj Kudai Hotel, Mecca
Design: Dar Al Handasah
Abraj Kudai
image courtesy of architects office

Abraj Kudai Hotel in Mecca
Abraj Kudai is to become the world’s largest hotel located in Makkah, KSA and upon completion, will offer 10,000 rooms in 12 separate towers.

12 May 2016
Abdul Latif Jameel’s Corporate Headquarters Jeddah
Design: Andrew Bromberg of Aedas
Abdul Latif Jameel Corporate Headquarters, Jeddah
image © AsymmetricA

Abdul Latif Jameel’s Corporate Headquarters, Jeddah
Currently in construction, this building will provide a centralised facility for 2,500 associates. This regional diversified business interests encompass automotive distribution, auto parts manufacturing, financial services, renewable energy, environmental services, land and real estate development, logistics, electronics retailing and media services. Unique for Saudi Arabia, the company has adopted an open office approach for its Corporate Headquarters which limits hierarchy and promotes interaction.

28 Mar 2016
Ring House & Atelier, Riyadh
Design: Marwan Zgheib, MZ Architects
Ring House KSA
image from architect practice

The Ring House & Atelier in Riyadh, KSA

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