Design: Rafael de La-Hoz, architects. The theoretical concept comes from the holiness of the Quran itself in which the book is never to touch the ground but to be lifted by one’s hands or placed on a base.
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The project of the new AlJabri Mosque in the city of Ha’il, in Saudi Arabia, by Schiattarella Associati architects, was awarded the title of “Iconic Awards 2017- Winner” in the Concept Category.
Architects Foster + Partners’ competition winning scheme for a new luxury hotel and serviced apartments in the heart of Makkah has been revealed.
Design: Schiattarella Associati, Architects. Rome-based architecture firm win commission for refurbishing this building for around 50,000 spectators, beating 5 internationally known architectural firms.
Architect: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture with SWA, landscape architecture
Jeddah Tower is to be the world’s tallest building, due to hit 1,008 m / 3,307 ft, that is 180 m / 591 ft taller than the Burj Khalifa. This skyscraper will have 167 floors.
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects, London. ZHA awarded first prize in the architecture competition to build this new building in Diriyah. The contest was for the 8,780m² head office of the Heritage Museum.
Design: Schiattarella Associati, Architects. Two international awards 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.
Design: Badih and Kantar Architects. This intimate residential complex is inspired by the way Mediterranean cities have evolved: low-rise buildings provide a relaxed informality with bridging terraces connecting many properties.
Design: Badih and Kantar Architects. Residential development of simple white volumes: non-repetitive composition providing privacy and front buffering gardens, an introverted landscape shielded from traffic noise.
KSA hotel building esigned by Dar Al Handasah, the new Saudia Arabian accommodation project has a total built area of 1.4 million metre square and will be set in the Manafia area in Makkah’s central zone.
Designed by Andrew Bromberg of Aedas, Abdul Latif Jameel’s Corporate Headquarters is currently in construction and will provide a centralised facility for 2,500 associates.
Design: MZ Architects. The house – atelier has been designed for a young Saudi jewellery artist who wished to have a private living and working space expressing her soul and creations, within the garden of her family’s main residence where she currently lives.