Location: Al-Khobar, KSA
Client: Al-Mandeel Engineers, Jeddah, KSA
Associated Local Consultants: Afniah Consultants
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.