King Abdullah Financial District Museum of the Built EnvironmentRiyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • One of several attractor facilities built within the King Abdullah Financial District
  • Contains over 614,000 sf of gallery and support spaces as well as 614,000 sf of below grade parking
  • The museum is connected to the surrounding parcels by two skywalks at level 1
  • The monorail station at level 2 provides further global access to the museum
  • The building’s structure is comprised of a hybrid system which combines cast in place concrete, structural steel floor framing, and large steel trusses
  • An external steel frame is used to shape and support the angular cladding and roof structure