French Architecture Tour 2022:  More than 20 French Architecture Firms Eye Saudi Arabia to design together the cities of Tomorrow

Saudi Arabia – October 06- 2022; Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy and AFEX ( French Architects for Export), are organizing  the second edition of the French Architect Tour in Saudi Arabia from October 9 to 13.

 In line with the Saudi Vision 2030 aiming to position the kingdom as a global tourism hub through a policy of mega projects, the French Architecture Tour is eager to bring a select French expertise to the market and answer its demand and expectations.

 This business expedition will kick-off with a France-KSA Symposium in Riyadh under the theme of “Designing the Cities of Tomorrow” and will be the opportunity to address several themes dear to Saudi actors such as the Saudi Arabia’s strategy to preserve and promote its historical heritage, the smart city, the new green city and the city of tomorrow, the leisure and sport, the eco-tourism, to name just a few.

 The French delegation will keep-up with three intensive days of business meetings and visits in Riyadh, Jeddah and AlUla to discover and discuss business opportunities and projects along with governmental entities, mega project organizations, as well as local contractors and architecture main players.

 In the framework of the Saudi Arabia’s roadmap, this mission is the perfect fit to showcase “how the future architecture leaders in KSA can benefit from French expertise in concepts and designs?” at a time when the country is set to become the world’s largest construction site with a total investment of 4.13 SR trillion in infrastructure and real estate projects.

 The French architect’s delegation has a strong will to leverage its combined expertise in terms of design, new technologies, engineering in energy control and natural resources restoration in landscaping and building, lighting atmospheres, and Smart Light­ing to better serve the upcoming Saudi projects.