Redefining Saudi Arabia’s Urban Landscape: A look at the Kingdom’s Upcoming Mega Projects

As Saudi Arabia positions itself as a hub of global design and architectural developments, a wave of ambitious megaprojects has already begun reshaping the Kingdom’s urban landscape. From futuristic zero-gravity cities powered by AI, to monumental cultural centers, luxury retreats amid ancient archeological heritage sites, and expansive transportation systems — Saudi Arabia has been harnessing cutting-edge design and visionary architecture to usher in a new era of progress and innovation.

Under the leadership of HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, key architects and developers have been tapped for this initiative, including Foster + Partners who has plans to construct a state-of-the-art coral-inspired marine life institute, and Jean Nouvel with plans to sculpt a subterranean resort into the sandstone rock dwellings of AlUla.

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