ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: SANALarc (http://sanalarc.com/madac)
LOCATION : MEDINA, KSA
DATE : 2016
SIZE : 300.000m2
RESPONSIBILITIES :BIM PROCESS PLANNING
MATERIAL TAKE OFF
CONSTRUCTION AREA CONTROL – BUDGETING
Vision planning for the future of education facilities in the region. Designed for the creative, scientific and socially responsible mind.
A journey of life long learning and exploration: The vision for improving the lives of children worldwide is the vision Hafiz Holding set for the ambitious vision for a K12 school for young minds, creativity, knowledge and social responsibility to flourish. The design strategy is to create a vibrant, future-oriented, learning accessible, social and community environment. The place anchors the community with a strong local presence and outreach program -both a contributor to the community and a receiver of the community. The vision report set forth the goals, guidelines and initial architectural charactersketches for their vision. Educational and architectural scope prioritize connection to the environment, encouragement of curiosity & sharing, employment of advanced technology for learning settings, and knowledge creation of centuries in astronomy, math, storytelling, energy and philosophy. The master plan will suggest a ‘journey’ in a complex of interlinked courts + gardens, each with a unique sense of place interlinked with inviting streets.