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28 November 2023

Dewan to build 28-floor tower in Saudi Arabia

The tower will be located at Dammam-Al Khobar road. (SUPPLIED)

By Staff Writer

Dewan Architects and Engineers said it has been awarded a contract to design and supervise the construction of a 28-floor commercial tower on Dammam-Al Khobar road in Saudi Arabia.

The company was appointed by Abdullah Al Reziza Group of Companies to undertake the design and supervision works.

The building will be situated on a prime plot of land that is 2,030 square metres in size, with important vistas overlooking the strategic Dammam-Al Khobar road, and will consist of 28 floors of prime office floors, retail outlets on the ground and mezzanine floors, and parking on two basement and four upper mezzanine podium floors.

Speaking on the occasion, Mohamed Al Assam, Founder, Chairman, and Managing Director of Dewan Architects and Engineers, said: "Architectural design plays an important role in the development and growth process witnessed in the kingdom. We develop our designs using a human approach that combines innovative aesthetics and sustainability concepts to meet the project's architectural design requirements.

"The construction industry across the world, including the region and the kingdom, has become extremely competitive that only the most advanced and evolving of firms will sustain their business and client-base," said Al Assam.

"Firms such as Dewan that offer the highest quality in terms of design, use of innovative building technologies, and compliance with the highest levels of current building standards including environmental sustainability will continue to flourish and grow," he said.

"At Dewan, we adapt to the local environment and requirements. We can significantly contribute to the architectural progress in the kingdom as we bring with us a wealth of experience in developing similar projects, the proof of which lies in our proven record of accomplishment spanning 25 years of success in the industry."

Sheikh Abdulrahman and Sheikh Sulayman, sons of the owner of Abdullah Al Reziza Group of Companies, expressed confidence in Dewan's ability to carry out this project: "We believe that Dewan's previous experience in designing high rise commercial towers, which includes the architectural and engineering design, and post-contract supervision during construction, will ensure that the tower is developed to the highest standards that we strive for."

Al Assam added: "This tower represents a new addition to the rapid development of Dewan as it diversifies into new markets. It is one of the most important commercial projects in Al Khobar, and will be a great new addition to the modern architectural landscape in the kingdom."

Dewan is an international firm registered in the UAE with offices in, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Riyadh, Doha, Baghdad, and Manila.

It commenced operations in the early 1970s and opened its first office in the UAE in 1976.


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