Exit 15 - Al Nahda Entertainment Complex

  • Client

    Saudi Entertainment Ventures Company (SEVEN)

  • Region


  • City

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Budget


  • Year Completed


  • Size

    1,356,860 sq.ft.

  • Sector


  • Sub-Sector

    Culture & Recreation

The Story

Exit 15 is a unique center of entertainment and leisure for Riyadh with a central theme based upon the idea of ‘Hanging Gardens”. This location will feature a core of exciting adult and family based entertainment options supported by a selection of high end dining and retail, creating a new and extraordinary mix of attractions unlike any in the world. When operated, EXIT-15 will live on as a center of the community and a place where the community drives activities and events, bringing a human touch and a sense of life to the public areas; A place where families, neighbors, and friends can meet and socialize, learn, play, and create new memories.

The design of Exit 15 is about playfulness. On one end you have the dark and refined limited palette and textures of manmade materials, hard lines wood and stone, a touch of brass and gold. This is balanced with a playful reveal of nature; walls split open to reveal ivy gardens underneath, planters emerge from unexpected locations and foliage is structure into interesting sculptures. The space itself is always transforming and revealing bold colors, patterns and shapes in fun and exotic ways.

Exit 15 Al Nahda Development is a TOPAZ Archetype that will feature a core of high-end adult, teen, and family entertainment options wrapped around a Ski Slope attraction. The development is completed by luxury dining and retails creating a new and extraordinary mix attractions.

Entertainment attractions programs mix for Exit 15 are as follows:

  • The snow park & ski slope
  • AMC Cinema
  • FEC Edutainment
  • Waterpark
  • Health & Wellness District
  • Black Box
  • Team Arcade
  • Carousel
  • Public Realm
  • Food & Beverage Areas

The scope of services included full Project Management Services throughout all design, tender and post contract stages excluding only the Concept Design stage. The Scope of Services includes all construction work, overlay theming, show elements, attractions, entertainment and all interface, programming and coordination between those works.