X-Architects wins competition to design new Mecca master plan with focus on pedestrians

28 May of 2015 by

UAE-based X-Architects has won a competition to design a new masterplan for Makkah, Saudi Arabia – the holiest city in the world for Muslims. […]

“We proposed a complex network of pedestrian routes on different levels to enhance the movement during the “Nafrah” […]

“The surrounding roads have either been bridged or tunneled so as to strengthen the pedestrian tissue. This will solve the current situation of the constant crash between people and vehicles.”All images via X-Architects’ website. Learn more about the proposal here.In case you were looking for royal floors and helipads, you may get lucky over here: World’s largest hotel under construction in Mecca — and it’s worse than you thought.

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