A Cruise Ship... In The Desert?

Zaha Hadid Architects' proposal for a new intermodal transit station for the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, at first glance looks something like a cruise ship with a sharp prow cutting through the desert. This was part of the inspiration, in fact, as the sine waves that roll across the façade and organise the interior are derived from complex wind-generated waves of sand.

[Architizer]

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