The restoration project aims for Diriyah to become a national culture and tourism center. While the planned amenities and attracts are intended for all, emphasis is put on attracting and interacting with the large local population.
On Tuesday May 19 Al Manakh held a discussion hosted by Saudconsult. Twenty professionals – architects, contractors, planners, a professor in architecture, a culture magazine editor, and a young skateboarder – proactively exchanged knowledge and opinions about urban and social developments in Saudi Arabia.
As part of Al Manakh 2’s coverage of Saudi Arabia (not covered in Al Manakh 1), Al Manakh recently held events and meetings in Riyadh and Jeddah. Al Manakh 2 correspondent Reda Sijiny (left) arranged for a thoughtful meeting with Dr. Sami Angawi (right), an architect and an expert on Meccah… (read more)
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