King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture (Ithra)

Placed in the desert of Saudi King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture (Ithra) is now officially open to the public. This stunning design comprises five separate, pebble-shaped buildings, that combine to resemble a rock mass.

Installed on the roof of this cultural center is BLÜCHER’s roof drains for gravity solution in stainless steel, which has a very high flow rate, long product life, and is simple and fast to install.

Furthermore, BLÜCHER’s stainless steel shower drains with the classic SQUARE Vienna grating are installed in the building.

The center contains diverse cultural facilities, including an auditorium, cinema, library, exhibition hall, museum and archive. The auditorium will seat 930 visitors and will provide for a wide range of events ranging from opera, symphony concerts, musicals and lectures etc.

Learn more about our roof drainage solutions and our shower drainage solutions.

Contact Regional Country Manager Ahmad Roustom for further information.

See more about King Abdulaziz Centre.


Project facts:
Architect: Snøhetta
Products:  BLÜCHER® Roof drains and BLÜCHER® shower drains
Size: 100.000 m2
Timeline: 2007-2018
Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Roof drains

Stainless steel roof drains for all types of flat roofs with bitumen or single ply roof membrane. Suitable for both gravity and siphonic applications

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