The Architecture Innovation Team of the College of Architecture & Planning of IAU has achieved the first position in the Jabal Abu Marrouq Developing competition in the capital Riyadh organized by the city secretary.
Dr. Tariq Alraouf, Dean of the College of Architecture & Planning stated that the team is composed of Dr. Wadee Aljahlani, Engineer Yazid Al-Marie, Engineer Abdulrahman Alwatban, and Engineer Hasan Almusa.
Dr. Wadee Aljahlani the team leader stated that the idea of design is a creative artistic image embodied in the glow of rays that comes from the top of the mountain to trace a dialogue in harmony with Najd’s unique heritage.  This links to the components of the project to reflect modern life in line with modernity in the Kingdom.  He added that the design contributed to achieving the quality of life through pedestrian and cycle paths.  The design also has botanical gardens that are in harmony with the environment, in addition to the theater, cinema, open museum, restaurants cafes, and water games for children, and an entertainment area with various traditional and kinetic games.