Al-Andalus Master Plan


Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Year: 2015
Area: 600,000,000 m2
Service: Master Planning, Infrastructure, Architecture Preliminary Design, Architecture, and Engineering.

Description: Situated to the North of Riyadh’s city center, the Andalus Residential Master Plan was designed as a unique and self-sufficient enclave set within a rapidly developing part of the Riyadh. Within the 600,000 m² plot, the Master Plan divides the site into four distinct neighborhoods centered around a large shared recreational and civic zone within at the heart of the community. The civic zone includes the Friday mosque, schools, civic center and recreational parks.

Each individual neighborhood is arranged around a series of cascading parks that provide the residents with a safe and pleasant access route to the civic center.

The urban layout of each neighborhood maintains a high level of privacy within the individual neighborhoods through the use of non-through roads and cul-de-sacs to discourage non-resident traffic within the neighborhoods. The streets within the development were studied to ensure that wide and heavily landscaped pavement areas to encourage walking within the development.

2K’s scope included full Master Planning, Infrastructure and Building design from Concept to Tender Documentation in conjunction with obtaining all local authority coordination and approvals.