the avenue leading to the newly inaugurated international airport, the tower
stands as a welcoming gateway to the city. It consists of offices, apartments,
and a business hotel, atop of retail shops and restaurants.
Each stack of
floors belonging to each program shift in plan to create a green outdoor space,
which wraps around a spiraling glass volume. The gardens are protected with a concrete
enclosure reminiscent of traditional screens found abundantly in Jeddah.