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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans for The Line development at NEOM on Monday.

According to the Saudi Press Agency, the prince said that the design will clarify the internal structure of the multi-level city and solve the problems of traditional flat horizontal cities, creating a harmony between urban development and the conservation of nature.

Prince Mohammed launched the initial idea and vision of the city which redefines the concept of urban development and what the cities of the future should look like in January 2021.

“At NEOM, we strive to be at the forefront of providing innovative and innovative solutions, and today we are determined to implement the idea of ​​‘Building to the Top’ through a team led by NEOM and a group of talented minds. are determined.” said the Crown Prince.

During Monday’s announcement, Prince Mohammed said The Line would achieve an “ideal life” and solve the immediate challenges facing humanity.

“NEOM is one of the most important projects of Saudi Vision 2030 and the line is a confirmation of our steadfast commitment to present a project to the whole world, NEOM a place for those who dream of a better tomorrow,” They said.

He said The Line’s designs represent how urban communities will be in the future in an environment free of roads, cars and emissions.

The Crown Prince said the project, which offers a new approach to urban design, will run on 100 percent renewable energy and prioritize people’s health.

“The idea of ​​laying out city functions vertically, offers the possibility for people to move seamlessly in three dimensions to reach them, which is called zero gravity urbanism,” he said.

According to the design plan revealed on Monday, The Line will feature an exterior mirror facade that will give the structure its own unique character and allow even its small footprint to blend in with nature, while keeping its interior To create “extraordinary experiences and magical moments”. ,” said the Crown Prince.

According to Monday’s statement, the line will eventually accommodate 9 million residents and will be built on a footprint of 34 square kilometers, which is unheard of compared to other cities with similar capacity.

“The line will be built by a team of world-renowned architects and engineers, led by NEOM, to develop this revolutionary concept for the city of the future,” said Prince Mohammed.

The ideal climate within the structure, throughout the year, will ensure that residents can enjoy the surrounding nature while roaming around. Residents will also have access to all the amenities at The Line within a five-minute walk.