Limah Design Consultants has been appointed to develop a Wayfinding and address system for Dar Al Jewar, in Knowledge Economic City (KEC), KSA.
“The system will include street naming, villa numbering, signage, water features and street furniture, as well as the use of different colours for each specific area,” said Jason Lewis, founder and MD, Limah Design Consultants.
As a multi-disciplinary design firm, Limah provides a scientific approach to making complex spaces more efficient through Wayfinding and signage, the use of public art, as well as industrial and communication design.
“Architects and developers have really begun to see the need for Wayfinding, especially in large communities like KEC,” added Lewis.
“Effective signage and Wayfinding features that are built into the landscape not only make the residential community more interesting and efficient; it gives residents a sense of place, and can provide safety.
“It also shows the residents that the developers care about the small details, and it definitely gives them a sense of pride in their local community.”
The project has an area of around 600,000 square meters, and contains 900 villas that will be developed over four phases. With a total investment value of SAR 1 billion, the project is planned to be completed in 2014.
Limah is currently working on the first phase of the project, which includes 206 villas that will be completed by the end of 2012.