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King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture – Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

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Building: King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture
Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Design Architect: Snohetta
Structural Engineer: Walter P Moore 
Size: 100,000 sm (328,085 sf)
Currently under construction; scheduled to be completed in 2016

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Cultural Center. Guided by LEED international standards, energy-efficient. Facade is made from CNC bent stainless steel tubes that are individually formed and wrapped around the building. [a]

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Written by Daniel Awad

September 8, 2016 at 3:21 am

Posted in Under Construction

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