The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 53 (1975) > Issues > Issue 12 > Riyadh Conference Centre and Hotel
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Riyadh Conference Centre and Hotel

As a result of an international architectural competition a Conference Centre and Hotel was designed and built in Riyadh. It was the intention that they should set new standards of building in a country which had previously been almost totally closed to the West. This paper gives the story of the design and construction of this building and describes the types and standards of construction which were achieved. E. Happold, W.I. Liddell and P.A. Woodward

Author(s): Happold, E;Liddell, W I;Woodward, P A

Keywords: conference centre, riyadh, saudi arabia;hotel, riyadh, saudi arabia;construction work;reinforced concrete;mosques;space frames;roofs