One of the five programmed “Attractor Parcels” within Henning Larsen’s urban plan for KAFD features the Financial District’s international conference center.
HM White has assembled highly acclaimed horticultural and garden wall assembly specialists to assist in developing a structural landscape for SOM’s iconic building design. Extensive collaborative research has conceived precedent setting modular vegetated roof and wall growing systems that are embedded within the building’s framework and skin.
HM White has developed a hypertufa substrate growing medium to work across the building’s varied planar interior and exterior surfaces to evoke familiar and revered regional wadi and cliff landscapes and their growing conditions. The revolutionary building/landscape design has warranted it as the planned and celebrated location for King Abdullah’s KAFD development dedication speech.