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Architecture in Saudi Arabia

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Saudi Arabian Architecture. We aim to include the best quality KSA buildings.

We cover completed buildings, new KSA building designs, architectural exhibitions and competitions across Saudi Arabia. The focus is on contemporary buildings but information on traditional Saudi Arabian buildings is also welcome.

New KSA Buildings – Latest Designs

Architecture News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Saudi Arabia Architecture News

9 May 2021
S Squares, Dammam City
Design: O Cifra
S Squares Saudi Arabia
image courtesy of architects practice
S Squares Dammam City

17 Feb 2021
Ummahat Al Shayk Island Resort
Design: Kengo Kuma and Associates
Ummahat Al Shayk Island Resort

16 Dec 2016
King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh in KSA
Design: Schiattarella Associati, Architects
King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh - Saudi Arabia Architecture
image from architects
King Fahd International Stadium Building in Riyadh

24 Oct 2016
Urban Heritage Administration Centre, Diriyah
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah Saudi Arabia Architecture
render : Methanoia
Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah
ZHA awarded first prize in the competition to build the Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. The competition for the 8,780m² head office of the Heritage Museum was initiated in 2015.

18 Oct 2016
Addiriyah Contemporary Art Center
Design: Schiattarella Associati, Architects
Addiriyah Contemporary Art Center
image from architect
Addiriyah Contemporary Art Center KSA
New building design located on the north-western outskirts of the Saudi capital Riyadh.

29 Jul 2013
Riyadh Metro, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Design: FCC
Riyadh Metro Saudi Arabia Architecture
image from architect
Riyadh Metro
FCC, the infrastructure and environmental services group, has achieved a new milestone in international construction. The company has been awarded one of the contracts to build the Riyadh metro (Saudi Arabia), which has an estimated budget of over 16.3 billion euro, i.e. 2.5 times the cost of the Medina-Mecca railway. This is the largest international contract in the history of construction in which a Spanish company has been awarded a contract.

23 Apr 2012
Crystal Towers, The King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD), Riyadh
Henning Larsen Architects
Crystal Towers Riyadh Saudi Arabia Architecture
image : Henning Larsen Architects
Crystal Towers Riyadh
Within a new financial district in the capital city of Saudi Arabia, the Crystal Towers are located in a unique location between the Financial Plaza – the financial centre of the masterplan – and the Wadi – a verdant pedestrian thoroughfare. The orientation of the two 18 and 26-storey buildings creates a visual and physical link between these elements which feature prime office and retail facilities.

5 Dec 2011
Saudi Arabian Mixed-Use Development, eastern KSA
Capita Symonds
Saudi Arabian Mixed-Use Development
picture from architect
Saudi Arabian Development
Plans for a new £20m, 50,000 sqft, mixed-use development on the east coast of Saudi Arabia have been unveiled. Designed by Capita Symonds on behalf of a private client, the development comprises six floors of circa 8,000 sqft open plan office space, retail units on the ground floor, and a new gymnasium and spa facility.

22 Sep 2011
The ARC Office Building, Jeddah
Abiat Architects
The ARC Office Building
image from architect
Saudi Arabian Office Building
This Saudi building occupies a prime location site of about 5,250 sqm of area in a newly developed neighborhood of Jeddah. It is an office building composed of a basement, ground, first, and second floor with a total area of 11,000 sqm.

23 Jun 2011
Museum of the Built Environment, Riyadh, central Saudi Arabia
Museum of the Built Environment KAFD - Saudi Arabia Architecture
image from architects
Museum of the Built Environment Saudi Arabia
The architects has six active projects within the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD), a new 55 million-square-foot mixed-use urban community located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. One of the firm’s projects in the KAFD is the Museum of the Built Environment, a key public building which will explore the important role that social, economical and environmental issues have played in the development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the region.

Saudi Arabian Office Buildings

Saudi Arabian Architecture – Major KSA Building Projects

KSA Buildings / Designs, alphabetical:

Al-Birr Foundation Office Tower, Riyadh
Saudi Arabian Tower Building
picture from architect
Saudi Arabian Tower Building

Al Faisaliah Complex, Riyadh
Foster + Partners
Al Faisaliah Complex
Nigel Young, Foster & Partners
Al Faisaliah Complex

Alrriyadh Ritz Carlton Tower, Riyadh
ECHO Architecture
Alrriyadh Ritz Carlton Tower
picture from architect
Alrriyadh Ritz Carlton Tower Building

Arab Satellite Communications HQ
Arabsat headquarters Saudi Arabia Architecture
image : heneghan.peng.architects
Arabsat headquarters building

Breakwater Beacon, Thuwal Point, Jeddah
Urban Art Projects
Breakwater Beacon Saudi Arabia Architecture
image : UAP
Breakwater Beacon

Haramain High-speed Railway Stations
Foster + Partners / Buro Happold
Haramain High-speed Railway Stations Saudi Arabia
image : Foster & Partners
Haramain High-speed Railway Stations

Jenan City Development, East Saudi Arabia
Jenan City Design Saudi Arabia Architecture
render from architects
Jenan City Development, Al Khobar

King Abdulaziz Center, Dhahran
King Abdulaziz Library
picture : MIR
King Abdulaziz Library Building

King Abdullah Economic City
SOM Architects
King Abdullah Economic Cit Saudi Arabia Architecturey
image : SOM
King Abdullah Economic City

The King Abdullah Financial District – KAFD
King Abdullah Financial District
image : FXFowle
King Abdullah Financial District

King Abdullah Financial District Hotel
Goettsch Partners
King Abdullah Financial District Hotel
image from architect
King Abdullah Financial District Hotel

King Abdullah International Gardens – KAIG
Barton Willmore
King Abdullah International Gardens
picture from TMF
Saudi Arabian Building, Riyadh

Riyadh Monorail
Riyadh monorail Saudi Arabia Architecture
image : KEO
Riyadh Monorail

Sary Residence, Jeddah
Abiat Architects
Sary Residence Saudi Arabia Architecture
picture from FD
Sary Residence

KSA Architectural Designs – No Images

Al Rajhi Bank Headquarters Building, Riyadh
Architects: SOM

Conference Centre Building, Riyadh
Trevor Dannatt

Darb al-Khalil district masterplan, Makkah

SAS Radisson Hotel, Riyadh

Point of Design

Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry, Riyadh
Henning Larsen

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