Neom, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia– His Royal Highness Prince Ahmed bin Fahd bin Salman, Deputy Governor of the Eastern Province, is set to unveil the second stop of THE LINE exhibition tour at the Dhahran Expo in Khobar on Sunday, September 4, 2022. The exhibition would offer visitors the opportunity to experience THE LINE’s unique architectural concepts and share the detailed designs of Neom’s city of the future with the public. The exhibition would be open to the public starting from September 6, with September 26 as its last day.
THE LINE’s spectacular designs and architectural concepts were announced by His Royal Highness Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, and Chairman of the Neom Board of Directors on July 25, this year. The revolutionary city design embodies Neom’s objective to promote to delivering some of the most crucial challenges faced in urban communities these days by redefining conservation and placing nature at the forefront of advancement. The designs provide the most important characteristics of THE LINE, which is 200 meters-wide, 170-kilometers-long, and 500-meters-tall.
Neom re-evaluates how we live
- Sustainability as the key momentum: Neom would establish a new model for urban sustainability powered by 100% renewable energy.
- Economic mechanism: Neom would be a hub for innovation. Commerce and industry would be incorporated into communities to create supply chains that facilitate innovative and effective operations.
- Built from the ground up and around: Neom reimagines urban living by establishing walkability as its cornerstone. Communities will be built on a physical and digital infrastructure layer comprising key conveniences and transportation services integrated below the surface.
- Humanity centered: Neom would be built around people, not cars and designed for convenience and walkability.
THE LINE would be built on a footprint of thirty-four square kilometres, thereby preserving 95% of Neom’s land, eventually accommodating nine million residents.
The ‘Zero Gravity Urbanism’ is a new concept that covers The Line’s functions vertically, which facilitates its inhabitants to advance impeccably in the city all within a five-minute walk in three directions, up, down, and across and have access to all facilities.
Visitors can register now to receive free tickets via Hala Yalla, a super app of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. THE LINE exhibition would welcome visitors daily, starting Monday, September 5, from 10 a.m. till 10 p.m., and extends about fifty guided tours per day in both Arabic and English.
This second stop of THE LINE exhibition in the Eastern Province is part of a nationwide tour that aims to offer the public the opportunity to explore the scale model of THE LINE and unmediated experience the scope and complexity of the project. The first stop of the exhibition tour, held at the Jeddah Superdome in August, was a reverberating success and welcomed renowned guests, in addition to over 14,000 visitors.