Undulating lattices, Zaha Hadid’s metro station in Riyadh
Waves in the walls and roof define Zaha Hadid’s competition-winning design for the new station of Riyadh’s KAFD (King Abdullah Financial District). This interchange of the Saudi Arabian capital connects three underground lines and gives access, through a bridge, to a monorail system. The structure of four floors and two subterranean parking levels creates a network of footbridges through the building to optimize circulation and minimize congestion. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer and finish in 2017.
analyzes in each issue a theme related to a city, a country, a tendency or an
architect, with articles by leading specialists complemented by commentary on works
and projects illustrated in detail. Published bilingually, with Spanish and English
texts placed side by side.
covers current topics, taking stock of recent trends in set sections: cover story,
works and projects, art and culture, books, technique and innovation. From 2013
on, monthly and bilingual, with Spanish and English texts printed side by side.
is the third member of the AV family: a bilingual publication essentially focussed
on design projects (with special attention on competitions and construction details),
heretofore only laterally dealt with in the other two magazines.