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Saudi Bank HQs in KAFD (Riyadh)


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Designed for a leading banking institution located in the heart of the King Abdullah Financial District this new build embraces new ways of working.

The design is born out of a deep understanding of the principles of Islamic mathematics and is respectful of the geometric ideals that underpin the traditional structures of the region. Simply put, the bank is about numbers, Islamic geometry is about numbers; so is the building. The shape of the building is derived from a nested and repeated fractal form within an overall Islamic pattern. By following mathematical rigor to create an interlocking and infinite geometric pattern the design creates a balanced and harmonious Continue reading