The Award of the Arab Ministers of
and Construction, 2000
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Housing Complex was selected for the Award of the Arab Ministers of
Housing and Construction. The Award acknowledges the unique design of
the complex and its successful demonstration of the cultural and
environmental characteristics of its urban structure. The complex also preserves the privacy of its residents through
mixing environmental profiles and providing modern facilities
essential for a sustainable and prosperous residential community.
The complex was planned and
accommodate the ministry’s staff and families. The complex is located
in al-Mohamadeyah neighborhood in the northern part of Riyadh and
extends over an area of 390,000 m2
. It incorporates a
comprehensive network of services that includes a mosque, commercial
center, educational complex, recreational clubs for men and women and
a public park.
The project was designed for
accommodated in 612 housing units. These include detached and
semi-detached villas and apartment buildings with residential units of
different sizes. The size and style of units vary according to the
professional positions of the ministry staff. There are 13 different
architectural designs of housing units in the complex.