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VIDEO: Dakar Rally 2020 unveiling at Saudi Arabia's 334km2 Qiddiya

ALSO INSIDE: Details of structures built by Losberger De Boer in 60 days for the 334km2 entertainment city last year

Saudi Arabia's King Salman unveiled Qiddiya in 2018.
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman unveiled Qiddiya in 2018.

Losberger De Boer has revealed video footage from a ceremony held last month for the Dakar Rally at the 334km2 Qiddiya entertainment city in Saudi Arabia, where the firm has delivered 15 temporary structures, including Panorama Dome, which was used to welcome Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to the site in early-2018.

Dakar Rally 2020 will start in Jeddah on 5 January, with drivers passing through Al-Madinah, Tabuk, and Ha’il before reaching Riyadh. 

From the capital, drivers will return toward the coast through Asir, with Dakar Rally ending in Qiddiya on 12 January, according to Arab News.

On its website, Losberger De Boer reveals revealed that its crew worked 9,360 hours over 36 days, plus internal fit-out time, to deliver the Qiddiya project in 60 days.

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Among the structures delivered for Qiddiya by Losberger De Boer were Alu Hall, a free-standing aluminium structure; and Delta Emperor, a roofed structure comprising wood elements.

Losberger De Boer also delivered Chalet, a pagoda roofed structure that can be fitted with glass panels, for Qiddiya last year. 

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Panorama Dome, where King Salman was welcomed, is a round-shaped building with horizontal panels and a domed roof, Losberger De Boer explains on its website. 

Losberger De Boer worked with third-party contractors to deliver services such as partitioning, air-conditioning, flooring, lighting, and others related to fire services for Qiddiya.

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