Skywalks in King Abdullah Financial District, Riyadh by Henning Larsen Architects

A network of footbridges envisioned by Henning Larsen Architects to minimize private motoring in the new King Abdullah Financial District. All images and information courtesy of Henning Larsen Architects; © by Henning Larsen Architects Winning design of an international competition by Danish Architects Henning Larsen Skywalks in King Abdullah Financial District The vision behind Henning […]

“Al Manakh: Gulf Continued” launched in Abu Dhabi

The second edition of Al Manakh was launched in Abu Dhabi at Paris La Sorbonne University in the presence of Rem Koolhaas, key senior executives of the UPC and Pink Tank. Information courtesy of Pink Tank; Image by Pink Tank Al Manakh: Gulf Continued Al Manakh: Gulf Continued is an essential and comprehensive guide to […]

Mecca Metro Line Station designed by GreenhilLi

Proposed station on Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro Southern Line designed by Singaporean architects GreenhilLi All images, graphics and information courtesy of GreenhilLi; © by GreenhilLi; See detailed credits at the end of the article Singapore-based architectural practice, GreenhilLi was invited to be part of an international consortium to procure and develop a rail transit […]

The National Museum, Saudi Arabia by Moriyama & Teshima

Acclaimed comtemporary architecture for a place of national identity designed by the Canadian architects Curved west wall recalls the sand dunes of the Saudi desert All images, plans and information courtesy of Moriyama & Teshima; Photos by Ajon Moriyama Opened in 1999, only 26 months after first concept sketches were brought to paper The National Museum in Riyadh […]

Arabsat Headquarters, Riyadh by heneghan.peng.architects

All information and images courtesy of heneghan.peng.architects. Copyright by desMena The design of the new headquarters for Arab Satellite Communications Organization (Arabsat) was the subject of an international competition commissioned by the Arriyadh Development Authority in 2008. heneghan.peng.architects with Buro Happold engineers won the competition and were subsequently appointed in March 2009.

Riyadh Al Faisaliah II by OMA

All images and information courtesy of Office for Metropolitan Architecture – see text for detailed project credits. Copyright by desMena. The Riyadh Al Faisaliah II Towers designed by Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA).

The “New Jeddah” Master Plan by Davis Brody Bond Aedas

All images and information courtesy of Davis Brody Bond Aedas. Copyright by desMena. The New Jeddah Master Plan, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia designed by Davis Brody Bond Aedas, Aedas Dubai and Zuhair Fayez Partnership for Jeddah Holding Company for Development.