KAFD Package “DB06D” Parcel 5.07 & 5.08

Location:

Riyadh, K.S.A.

Architect/Consultant:

Omrania & Associates / Zuhair Fayez Partnership.

Owner:

Ra’idah Investment Company – RIC.

Designer:

LAB Architects - Australia.

Awarded:

October, 2008

Contract Value:

SR 1.178 billion / USD 315 million

LEED CERTIFIED - SILVER/GOLD


General description:

  • Located in King Abdullah Financial District on Parcels 5.07 and 5.08, this project is designed to be one of the region’s best-planned communities.
  • The project consists of four interconnected towers on two parcels of land offering a sophisticated metropolitan design with a futuristic skyline. The towers are 14 stories in height. The complex includes both luxurious residential accommodation in 2 towers and state-of-the-art office accommodation in the other two. The total built up area is 156,000m².


The project also included:

  • Four levels of underground parking.
  • internal and external landscaping and irrigation.
  • Retail shopping areas in 2 towers.


Saudico Responsibilities under the Project included:

  • Design and construction in accordance with the LEED certificate requirements. The employer required silver level however part of the project achieved the gold level.
  • Provision of full Design-and-Build Services.
  • Preparation of all designs and shop drawings for architectural, civil, mechanical and electrical disciplines
  • Design and implementation of Water treatment and wastewater management.
  • Provision of all mechanical, electrical and HVAC services.
  • Elevators and escalators.
  • Extremely high level of finishes required by the employer.