At the same time as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's visit to France, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has just publicly released a new video showing the urbanist ambition of its futuristic megapolis NEOM, currently under development.
The city will draw its energy from renewable sources and prioritize people’s health and well-being over transportation and infrastructure as may be the case in traditional cities. Putting nature before development is expected to help preserve 95 percent of NEOM’s land, according to project officials.
In the latest communication from the Saudi government, we learn more about the most important features of THE LINE, which is only 200 meters wide and 170 kilometers long, but rises 500 meters above sea level. This is higher than the Eiffel Tower or the Empire State Building.
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