Construction is now well advanced at Madinah Hub in Saudi Arabia

Once complete, Madinah Hub will be a new 392,000m2 mixed-use district in Madinah, which will undoubtedly become one of the top visitor destinations in Saudi Arabia.

Design concept

Madinah Hub is an exciting and dynamic urban district offering from our client Knowledge Economic City (KEC) which will be the largest and most diverse shopping, dining, and entertainment venue as part of the wider masterplan, for this globally significant pilgrimage destination.

Under construction

Located just 6km from the Prophet’s Mosque and easily accessible from the Haramain high-speed railway station, the development’s 129,000m2 shopping and entertainment centre includes a series of glass-covered atria and streets containing a range of shops, restaurants, cafés, a cinema, family entertainment centres and a wellness clinic.

Design concept

A vibrant, open-air restaurant boulevard provides a pedestrianised, family-friendly dining experience and a central civic square will provide spaces for events and relaxation, shops, restaurants, and cafés. Madinah Hub also delivers a 350-key, 5-star hotel and 65 branded residences for the Hilton brand.

The design concept for Madinah Hub was inspired by the charm and character of the traditional arabesque architectural style of the region. Our designs capture its tones, using interplays of light and shadow and introducing intricate patterns to create a modern interpretation of its key principles.

Design concept

Construction of Madinah Hub began in 2021, the retail mall is expected to open in Q3 2025, and the hotel in Q1/Q2 2026.

Kristina Madirazza

Associate Director, UK

Kristina graduated in interior design at the Istituto Europeo di Design. After completing her studies, she worked as a freelance interior designer before joining Chapman Taylor in 2005.

Kristina has extensive design experience working on residential, hospitality and retail schemes in Italy, Croatia and the Balkan region.

In 2018, Kristina transferred from our Milan studio to our London studio where she works on UK and international projects.

Area of Expertise:

Residential / Hospitality / Retail / Mixed-use

Kristina si è laureata in interior design all'Istituto Europeo di Design. Dopo aver completato i suoi studi, ha lavorato come designer di interni freelance prima di entrare nello studio Chapman Taylor Milano nel 2005.

È stata promossa ad Associate Director nel 2017 ed è responsabile per lo sviluppo del business e le relazioni con i Clienti all'interno dello studio di Milano.

Kristina ha sviluppato un'ampia esperienza progettuale lavorando per progetti residenziali, alberghieri e retail in Italia, Croazia e nella regione balcanica.

Aree di competenza:

Business development / Client Liason / Residential / Hospitality / Office / Retail / Mixed-use

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