Saudi Arabia Small Project of the Year

29 March 2013

Dhahran Sports Facility

Entrant: Shade Corporation Ltd
Project owner: Saudi Aramco
Project contractor: Shade Corporation Ltd
Engineering consultant: Zuhair Fayez
Architect: Zuhair Fayez

Description: The Dhahran Sports Facility was designed by Zuhair Fayez as part of Saudi Aramco’s College Preparatory Programme. The programme is a one-year scheme that aims to prepare selected Saudi high-school graduates for study at some of the world’s most respected universities.

The SR26m ($6.93m) sports facility allows these students to develop their athletic abilities, training them to be able to compete with foreign classmates at overseas institutions. The 2,790-square-metre building houses facilities for various sports, including basketball and volleyball, as well as a 760-sq m swimming pool and a 1,030-sq m gymnasium.

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