Jeddah Central District (JCD) Redevelopment Masterplan

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Over the last few years, many of Jeddah's residents have moved out of the old city due to pollution in the waters of the bay, leaving large areas of the city's historic core in need of regeneration. This project examines how the old city could be redeveloped, bringing commerce, culture and life back to the waterfront.

Prepared in anticipation of an overall framework for the redevelopment of the city, the masterplan explores options for a string of reclaimed islands in the bay. Which not only provide a mixture of residential, commercial and leisure space, and with the help of natural tidal movement – create a mechanism for flushing pollutants out of the main harbour.