Photogallery, the first city 200 meters wide in forty images

Complete review of the renderings of "The Line", the linear metropolis wanted by the Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman

170 km long, "The Line" in Saudi Arabia will be the first linear city in the world
170 km long, "The Line" will be the first linear city in the world: 9 million people will live in a width of just two hundred meters

On July 25, 2022, the start of construction work was officially presented and announced “The Line”.

It is an innovative linear city that will develop in Saudi Arabia over a length of 170 kilometers and a depth of just 200 meters.

It will find a place in the northernmost portion of the Kingdom, especially in the province of Tabuk.

The place was made famous historically during the First World War for the Hejaz Railway, as well as at an average altitude of 500 meters above sea level

The powerful human "beehive", strongly desired by the crown prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud, will work 100 percent with renewable energy and will give prioritize health as well as well-being of the people who live there.

THEartificial intelligence and deep learning will monitor its functioning: predictive and data economy models will be used to understand how to improve the daily life of the inhabitants.

In an environmental perspective, it will waive the means of transport and the infrastructures of traditional and outdated urban centres

“The Line” in fact, it will host 9 million residents, it will be built on an area of ​​34 square kilometres, which is an area never seen before compared to other cities with a similar housing capacity.

It will offer a new approach to urban design: the intuition of layering city functions along the vertical axis.

This will give people the ability to move seamlessly in three dimensions (up, down or across), it is a concept termed “Zero Gravity Urbanism”.

Each resident will be at most five minutes from public utility services or places of interest and entertainment.

However, the entire "layered" infrastructure will be traversable in about twenty minutes by a high speed train which will cover it end-to-end and which will be able to exceed 500 kilometers per hour of speed.

The Saudi government claims that “The Line” will create 380.000 jobs, stimulate the economic diversification and will contribute $48 billion to the country's national GDP by 2030.

This should take place within five years of the inhabitants taking possession of the first lodgings.

A collection of about 40 renderings takes into account the appearance that the first linear city in the world will have on the outside and on the inside.

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170 km long, "The Line" in Saudi Arabia will be the first linear city in the world
170 km long, "The Line" will be the first linear city in the world: 9 million people will live in a width of just two hundred meters