April 20, 2021

Perkins and Will architecture to design Diplomatic Quarter hotel in Saudi

  Could a lone falcon rescue a 5-star Saudi hotel project from potential ruin? It could and it doesn’t have to be real. But we’ll get to that later. Perkins+Will, established in 1935, was founded on the belief that design has the power to transform lives and enhance communities. Never has the company been put to the test of proving that belief as it had with the challenging task of designing the Diplomatic Quarter (DQ) Hotel in Riyadh. Benjamin Piper, the company’s director of architecture, explained the complex subtleties of the project. It started with a simple challenge. “The project…

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