Dramatic Lines at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture

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The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture is a massive and dramatic new center nearing completion in Saudi Arabia. Designed by renowned firm Snøhetta, out of Norway, the organic forms create an impressive skyline.  Containing an auditorium, cinema, library, exhibition hall, museum and archive, the complex will be an important addition to the world of architecture when opened later this year. Via Dezeen:

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The pebble-shaped forms create a soothing silhouette that contrast with the flat horizons of the desert background.

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