Saudi Arabia has begun work on The Line, a futuristic vertical city unveiled by the Riyadh government in 2021 that aims to house nearly 9 million people. The line will also be a sustainable city On the basis of renewable energies Where there will be no roads, cars or carbon emissions. Instead, the city will have a high-speed train that all residents can access.
The future mega-city will run on 100% renewable energy and 95% of the space will be allocated to nature. As the project states, “Unlike traditional cities, people’s health and well-being will be prioritized over transportation and infrastructure”.
Our exhibition in Dhahran concluded with a resounding success ✅
Thousands of visitors attended the “The Line” experience exhibition.
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– NEOM September 26, 2022
Line- Which will extend across the northeast of the country from the Red Sea It will be 200 meters wide, 500 meters long and 170 kilometers long and will be located at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level.
This project is part of Vision 2030It is a Saudi program aimed at diversifying the kingdom’s economy and reforming sectors such as tourism, infrastructure and education.
The line will also be part of another future Saudi city, NOSlocated in the Tabuk region: “NEOM will be a destination, and a home for people who dream big and want to be part of building a new model for sustainable living, work and prosperity,” says the project’s website.
NEOM invests in Artificial Intelligence and Metavirus (AI). This way, through the metaverse, almost everyone will be able to visit Neom before investing in the city. In the same way, this technology will also extend to The Line, which will feature robots and 3D images.
NEOM will be home to an airport, a seaport, industrial centers, and research, sports and training facilities. In addition to The Line, the Saudi authorities have identified two projects that will be included in the udder: Trogina and Oxygen.
Trojena, presented as “Mount Neum”, will be able to enjoy the landscape and practice snow sports such as skiing thanks to technology and innovation. For this reason, it was chosen as Venue for the 2029 Asian Winter GamesThat is why the project is due to be completed a few years ago, in 2026.
It’s official…TROJENA will host the 9th edition #AsianWinterGames In 2029 AD
From our advanced world-class mountain destination, we are planning to host the best event of the competition so far Will you attend?#TROJENA2029 #neom pic.twitter.com/oPYmjeN3rO
– NEOM 4 October 2022
As Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman emphasized, “Progena will redefine mountain tourism by creating a link based on ecotourism principles, highlighting our efforts to preserve nature and improve the quality of life.”
In addition to, Oxagon will be the industrial and technological center of NEOM. This project will be implemented by combining “Advanced Approaches to Industry 4.0 and Circular Economy to Create Factories of the Future for the Products of the Future”. Mohammed bin Salman said that this project “will contribute to the trade of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and redefine the global approach to industrial development in the future.”