With the completion of work on the striking Ajdan Rise, a 130-m tower on the Al Khobar Waterfront, aluminium systems provider Reynaers Aluminium has added yet another distinctive landmark in Saudi Arabia to its portfolio.
The world-class building comprises 187 luxury residential units enveloped with some of Reynaers’ latest systems, says Ali Khalaf, Managing Director of Reynaers Middle East, the regional office of the Belgium-based Reynaers, a leading European aluminium solutions provider.
Developed by Ajdan Real Estate Development Company, the tower is part of the Ajdan Waterfront destination at the heart of Al Khobar Corniche.
For the project, Reynaers has supplied the latest generation of its versatile systems including its popular CW 50 curtain-wall solution for the building’s grand façade as well as its doors, involving a total aluminum surface area of 22,326 sq m.
The CP 130-LS sliding doors with the low threshold option has been installed at Ajdan Rise, offering a solution to improve the building’s accessibility, Khalaf elaborates.
“Additionally, a customised solution of Reynaers’ latest generation of doors, namely the MasterLine 8, has been installed for the balcony doors, providing superb air-tightness and thermal performances. Reynaers partnered with the regionally renowned aluminium fabricator Rataal Aluminium for the fabrication of the aluminium systems of Ajdan Rise,” Khalaf says.
The tower’s design features a protruding angle to ensure that a maximum number of residential units face the sea. This required a custom solution for the façade combining exquisite balcony doors to ensure that a seamless look was achieved on the exteriors, he adds.
“We have aimed to position ourselves as a leading market player in the aluminium systems’ business in Saudi Arabia and Ajdan Rise is testimony of this effort,” Khalaf remarks. “Ajdan Rise is a classic example of Reynaers’ unique selling preposition which encompasses the company’s passion to align with the client’s vision.”
Reynaers Group enfolds its several diverse companies in three business units, namely aluminium architectural solutions, steel architectural solutions and building products. Founded in 1965, the group is active in more than 70 countries worldwide with 40 subsidiaries and 2,400 employees.
Reynaers Middle East, headquartered in Bahrain since 2004, has branch offices in the UAE, Egypt and Jordan. It caters to the entire GCC region in addition to Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Iraq.