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Al Haramain High Speed Rail – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted in Built by Michelle Gilhousen on September 29, 2012

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Building: Al Haramain High Speed Rail
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Status: Under construction
Architect: Foster + Partners
Collaborating Architect: Dar Al Riyadh
Structural & Mechanical Engineers: Buro Happold
Landscape Architect: Capita Lovejoy
Lighting Consultant: Jason Bruges Associates

AE Interest: Complex flexible vaulted steel roof stands up to harsh climates, color coordinated stations, tradition gateway arches from Islamic style, solid facades to reduce solar gain, maximizes shading and use of daylight, glazed entrances hidden behind mashrabiya and deep overhanging roof canopies, stations oriented based on path of the sun, lighting, grey water recycling, superstructure.

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