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 […]

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).