Inter-Continental Hotel

Location: Al-Khobar, KSA

Client: Al-Mandeel Engineers, Jeddah, KSA

Associated Local Consultants: Afniah Consultants

Duration: 2010

Services: Architecture, Engineering, Landscape and Interior Design

Status: International Design Competition – Short-listed


Description: This is a five-star hotel on a prime location on Al-Khobar Corniche, with more than 50,000 m2 of public functions, amenities, guest rooms, as well as parking and services, housed in 25 floors and two basements. The architectural character draws from the maritime traditions of the Gulf region, while providing iconic contemporary presence, and reflecting sensitive environmental treatment through orientation and the treatment of the external envelop.