Riyadh East Sub-Center
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Large-Scale Urban Planning in Desert Context

Location Riyadh, Ar Riyad

Client Arriyadh Development Authority/ DAR Alriyadh

Scope Urban Design, Planning

Size 300 hectares

SWA provided comprehensive planning for a new 300-hectare commercial, mixed-use center in northeast Riyadh abutting the KKI Airport. This area is part of an urban management framework being developed to guide the future growth of the city. SWA developed a plan and implementation strategy to establish an urban center comprising residential neighborhoods, corporate offices, administrative functions, centers of educational excellence, religious congregation, cultural facilities, shopping and great parks and recreation/sports venues served by a multi-modal transit system.

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