The headquarters building for the Alturki Group set a new standard for office buildings in Dhahran. The 14-story tower is located on an 8,595 sq.m landscaped site.
LOCATION: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
CLIENT: Al Turki Group
SIZE: 92,516 SQ.FT/8,595 SQ.M
STATUS: Completed 2012
INTERIOR ARCHITECTS: Tariq Hajj Architects
The design of the tower is based on a 9-meter structural grid with a variable cantilever to form a cylindrical building with a 38-meter diameter. The PEI design incorporates sustainable features, including variable sun shading devices and the use of a “sun shelf” to reduce solar glare and increase user comfort.