King Khalid Medical City
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Project Overview

The King Khalid Medical City (KKMC) is set to be one of the largest medical facilities in the world, being built on an area of 700,000 square meters with a capacity of 1,500 beds. It will provide excellent specialized healthcare to the Dammam region in the areas of oncology, neurology and cardiology, radiotherapy, organ transplant and other specialized disciplines.

An Iconic Building, Designed Around Cultural and Physical Frameworks

The KKMC will be consistent with other medical cities in the region, providing a new vision for ways to design and build in the future. The iconic medical city will be built in harmony with the surrounding environment and existing culture of the region, and integrated into the landscape, via plantings and hardscape features. The buildings are designed to be of such quality that they will last over 50 years.

Bringing Unprecedented Modern Healthcare to the Dammam Region

Adaptability will be designed into the buildings to manage the ever-changing environment of healthcare. Through patient and family centered concepts, the needs of many will be met. The facilities will also integrate holistic care to serve the mind, body and spirit of patients and staff, while providing modern state-of-the-art care.

CLIENT:
Ministry of Health
ARCHITECT/ENGINEER:
AECOM
SQUARE FOOTAGE:
7,500,000 SF / 700,000 SM
CONSTRUCTION COST:
$1.2 billion (USD)
COMPLETION:
2017
















Last change: 12/18/2012