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KAFD Skyparks 103 Expansion

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KAFD Skyparks 103 Expansion

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2014
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
1,486,150sf | 138,120sm | 2,019 carparks
parking Garage
architecture, interiors
At the threshold of the King Abdullah Financial District, this Skypark expansion along the ring road results in. Responding to a scale challenge—façades up to 263m— the ‘terrain’ concept of dunescape-like undulating expanded metal is rendered in polychrome zones, strategic to wayfinding. Platinum, gold, and bronze fields engage in an interlocking tableau of sifted light. Contrasting blue ‘incisions’ mark entry points and urban overlooks; blue escalators, elevators and lightwells connect all levels including rooftop city park.