Large-Scale Urban Planning in Desert Context 
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DETAILS

LocationRiyadh, Ar Riyad
ClientArriyadh Development Authority/ DAR Alriyadh
Size300 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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