Losberger De Boer completes complex for MDL Beast in Riyadh

Firm deployed 42 temporary structure specialists to build the three-storey building that will be dismantled after the festival

The three-storey building will be dismantled after the festival.
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The three-storey building will be dismantled after the festival.

Germany-headquartered temporary and semi-permanent space structures specialist, Losberger De Boer, has delivered a three-storey temporary building — touted to be the first-of-its-kind in the kingdom — for Saudi Arabia’s inaugural MDL Beast, a three-day festival, in Riyadh, in partnership with sports marketing agency, Sela Sport.

Losberger De Boer’s deployed a team of 42 temporary structure specialists to the project site in November 2019, who delivered the integrated complex within three weeks.

According to the company, on the end of the three-day festival the structures will be dismantled within two weeks and will be returned to the company’s site.

As part of the project, Losberger De Boer delivered 9,500m2 of interior space, including a triple-decker hospitality suite that is a blend of the firm’s Premier and Anova Vista structures for the Very Important Beast (VIB) district.

Other buildings within the project include three president structures for the tier 2 VIB area, media lounge, and a pizza joint.

Additionally the company also delivered two Palas structures for the Off Beast Box and contemporary Latin American MNKY HSE restaurant, premier for a viewing deck, Maxiflex for the festival’s banquet hall, and a geodesic dome, which will be used as an air-conditioned tent during the festival.

Speaking about the project, Losberger De Boer Middle East’s sales director, Waleed Khaled, said that the company has possesses experience in delivering “a wide range of temporary structures and modular buildings within very challenging timeframes”.

Khaleed added that in 2018 the company delivered 15 semi-permanent buildings for the 334km2 Qiddiya in 60 days.

“Our local experience has led to us becoming a preferred partner for middle-eastern businesses and event operators looking to accelerate business openings or stage major events in the region.”

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