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Luxury development planned for Saudi city of Al Khobar

Luxury development planned for Saudi city of Al Khobar

The Saudi Arabian city of Al Khobar is set to be transformed by a new development from architects Dewan which will see more than a thousand luxury apartments created.

The site chosen is along King Saud Road, close to the Corniche, which became a prominent local landmark following the expansion of what was once a small fishing village into a large port in the 1930s

Dewan say the plans will establish Al Khobar as a “prosperous global city”.

The design is based on a grid system which in turn takes its cue from the surrounding streets.

A large landscaped plaza sited between the residential towers is also a feature of the design

The project occupies a 40,000m2 site and includes integration of four towers acting as residential and offices blocks along with a 22,600m2 mall at the base of a four-star hotel.

The entire development is on top of a two storey podium and a basement.

The 22-storey residential block towers contain 1,400 apartments as well as 15 penthouses.

The 88m hotel is comprised of 252 rooms and 52 serviced apartment.

A 12-storey office tower and a retail podium complete the Al Khobar Mixed Use Development.

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