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Cube-Shaped Skyscraper Buildings

Saudi Arabia Unveils Plans to Build the New Mukaab Skyscraper

— February 17, 2023 — Art & Design
The Saudi Arabian government has recently unveiled plans to build the Mukaab skyscraper which is a 400-meter-high building shaped like a cube. It will be joining the Murabba downtown plan in Riyadh and the completion is set for 2030. The building is described as the "new face of Riyadh" and will be built around the Mukaab structure to be one of the largest in the world.

Additional details include the plans to have an enclosed facade that is made up of overlapping triangular structures. For plans of its functions, there will be two million square meters full of shops and other cultural and tourist attractions along with a full-height atrium space that will feature an additional spiraling tower.

Image Credit: Saudi Arabia Government
Trend Themes
1. Cube-shaped Architecture - Exploring unconventional shapes of buildings beyond traditional designs can provide innovative branding opportunities for companies.
2. Mixed-use Spaces - Creating functional and diverse spaces within a building can open up opportunities for multiple industries to utilize the same space for different purposes.
3. Innovative Facade Design - Incorporating novel materials and designs in facade structures can offer new aesthetic and functional possibilities for building construction and renovation.
Industry Implications
1. Real Estate - Integrating unique architectural features could result in distinct and inspiring properties that attract investors and homebuyers.
2. Tourism - Investing in attractive and multifunctional tourist spaces can bring in visitors and boost overall tourism revenue in the area.
3. Retail - Curating space for retail shopping and dining experiences can drive foot traffic, revenue, and brand recognition for businesses located in mixed-use buildings.
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