KING ABDALLAH FINANCIAL DISTRICT PROJECT (KAFD) – IBECE Group
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KING ABDALLAH FINANCIAL DISTRICT PROJECT (KAFD)

Project Description

With a built-up area of 1.6 million square meters and 20 floors above ground, King Abdallah Financial District (KAFD) is meant to be a distinguished hub for retail, hospitality, cultural, residential, and commercial spaces. The building consists of four (4) basement floors for parking spaces, podium at ground floor, a skywalk and retail level in the first floor, office spaces and residential floors, and roof plant rooms. The building has an iconic three dimensional twisted veil feature supported on a parametric steel design clad with custom made GRC panels.

Provided Services

  • Façade BIM Modelling LOD 350 & LOD 500
  • Façade Structural Engineering
  • Design Development and Execution Drawings

Scope of Work

IBECE scope of work included the façade design, engineering, and modeling of the following façade typologies:

  • Veil structure GRC cladding with secondary steel
  • GRC Cladded Canopy with Steel Structure
  • Balcony Soffit GRC Cladding
  • Large scale GRC Cladding at Roof
  • Stick Curtain Wall
  • Unitized Curtain Wall
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  • LocationRiyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • StatusIn Progress
  • Project ManagementJLL MENA
  • Lead ConsultantGensler
  • Main ContractorMohammed Abdullah Ba-Abbad Est., Saudi Arabia (MABCO)