This is the title theme of the September 2018 issue of the renowned „TIME Magazine“, which publishes the 100 most beautiful places in the world. One of them was the King Abdulaziz Center in Saudi Arabia, in the construction of which our sister company INOCLAD Middle East was significantly involved. We are proud to have been involved in such a unique project. This building sets new standards with its three-dimensional geometry, as now confirmed by „TIME Magazine“.
a keystone in the desert
Its strikking forms rise 295 ft. from the desert, but this is no mirage. The new King Abdulaziz Center, also known as Ithra, is a cultural hub that reflects the changes sweeping Saudi Arabia, says director Ali al-Mutairi. Designed by Norwegian firm Snohetta, the center houses an auditorium, exhibition halls and a library of som 200000 books.