Gallery: Snøhetta Designs New Daylit Metro Station for Riyadh, Saudi Ar...

 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s largest city, is home to some pretty impressive modern architecture – and it’s about to get another icon. Oslo-based architecture firm Snøhetta has been selected to design the city’s new Qasr Al Hukum Downtown Metro Station, which will feature an impressive central oculus that will filter light far below ground level to a garden at its base. The station is just one part of a large, world-class public transit system that is currently under development in Riyadh.

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