Saudi Arabia. Secrets of the city of the future, revealed by the exhibition “Line” (photo)
The Sabq newspaper revealed the details and content of the exhibition “Line” in its third edition, which will last until April 29 and will be held in the province of Diria, and will show the city of the future “Line”, with its unique design.
According to “Sabk”, the visitor of the exhibition will feel the magnificence of the nature of the future city of “Line” and learn the secrets of its exceptional idea, which can be seen from many films shown and creative materials at the event. .
During his tour, the visitor passes through five sections: “Neum”, “Line”, “Hidden Pier”, “Living Constructions”, “Plants of Neum” and “Mirror of the Line”.
In detail, Sabak explained that the first section introduces the city of Liniya, the main city of the NEOM region, as the exhibition provides visitors with a rich experience that introduces them to aspects of urban life that are important. implemented in the city and its unique architectural and engineering designs. The line highlighted by the exhibition stems from the need for innovative solutions to the world’s environmental problems, which are represented in pollution, carbon emissions, water purification, desertification and global warming, relying on renewable energy, wind energy and forest plantations.
And “previously” stated that the city of “Line” is one of the most daring development projects, since its urban landscape stretches in a straight line 170 km long from the Neom Mountains in the east to the Red Sea in the west.
The city passes through a variety of landscapes, including red deserts and mountains covered with snow in winter, all the way to the Gulf of Aqaba, in an area that is no more than 6 hours away from 40% of the world’s population by air. 13% of world trade passes through the Red Sea.
As for the communities of the city “Line”, it consists of 12 types of communities (blocks), each of which has a unique design 800 meters long, 200 meters wide and 500 meters high, and each community accommodates from 60 to 80 thousand people, with This city as a whole accommodates more than 9 million people, and one community provides all the daily needs of the population with schools, clinics, playgrounds, entertainment and basic necessities at a distance of no more than 5 minutes on foot, while the transition from the first point to the final in The Line city takes 20 minutes, literally a minute on a high-speed subway train, Sabq reports.
It was noted that the hidden marina (marina) will be the first of the communes to be built in NEOM, and in addition to the marina, it will contain a unique masterpiece presented in a suspended building built from top to bottom. which accommodates 5,000 ships and boats, and will also be the headquarters of the NEOM administration.
In the context of introducing Neum plants, the exhibition features 224 species of desert plants, most notably the violet, which will be grown outside the city of Liniya to complement the natural system of the region.
During his tour, the visitor can find out in the “Mirror of the Line” section all the details of the project in terms of design and the names of 12 international designers who participated in the development of the “Line”, including “HOK”. the office that designed the KAUST University, and other small details. For each NEOM community.
In addition to the above, Sabq pointed out that the exhibition provides visitors with the opportunity to experience the features and structures of the city of Line and the surrounding landscape, as well as explore the various sectors of NEOM, where people and technology meet in harmony with nature, visual presentations and films are presented. Information about the vertical city, with a total area of only 34 square kilometers, for visitors, and have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the details of the Future City through guided tours in Arabic and English.
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