Madinah Art Center
An Addition to the City's Cultural Landscape
The Madinah Center for the Arts was commissioned by the Madinah Development Authority as a non-profit initiative
to introduce the city to the burgeoning art scene across the nation.
Madinah is one of the richest cities in the nation in terms of culture, history, and unique resources.
This Center acts as a beacon celebrating the city's culture, local landscape, and unique context.
'mahd - addahab' - is a historic operational gold mine in the outskirts of Al- Madinah; the wealth of the city - FORM
palms - Al-Madinah is scattered with palm groves, it is emblematic of the city - LANDSCAPE
pilgrimmage - the key narrative that has shaped the city - ART AS TRANSFORMATION
the dome - the green dome, hovering above the burial place of the Prophet Mohammed; the epicenter of the city - THE PROPHET
the souk - an agora, the city's civic heart, what has historically shaped a community of tribes into a Madinah, a polis - COMMUNITY
program: mixed use
location: almadinah almunawarah, ksa
duration: 16 weeks
status: competition entry - shortlisted