KACST New Taif Technology City

KACST New Taif Technology City

Taif, Saudi Arabia

A master plan brings a smart city approach to a massive new development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia established a multi-billion dollar fund designated for the development a new economic zone outside of Mecca. Perkins Eastman’s master plan for the Taif Technology City incorporates a smart city approach to create the next generation of great gateway communities. Designed with a strong focus on sustainability, the comprehensive new city is designed to include various science and technology-related components, residential buildings, commercial mixed-use properties, and transportation and infrastructural elements including an airport, railway, and dry docks.

Project Facts

  • Client:

  • Morganti International Division
  • Services:

  • Urban Strategies
  • Markets:

  • Urban Design + Planning
  • Region:

  • Middle East + North Africa