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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Zaha Hadid Architects King Abdullah Financial District Metro Station, Saudi Arabia







Zaha Hadid Architects
King Abdullah Financial District Metro Station, Saudi Arabia 

 In order to serve its rapidly expanding population of more than five million, the ArRiyadh Development Authority has commissioned to construct the new King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Metro Station in its capital city of , Saudi Arabia. With six platforms over four public floors and two levels of underground car parking, the KAFD Metro Station will be integrated within the urban context of the financial district, while responding to the functional requirements for a multimodal transport centre and the district’s future vision. The project extends beyond the simple station typology to emphasize the building’s importance as a dynamic, multi-functional public space; not only an intermediate place perceived through quick transitions, but also a dramatic public space for the city.


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