While the building systems themselves are the underlying factor in achieving a sustainable development, the sustainability of KKMC isn't solely about the technology that will be used within the city, but the technology used to build its individual components and the feasibility of that building programme as a whole.
While the feasibility study itself identified the main facilities KKMC would require to serve the local population (see box), further studies took into account travel distances between facilities, the materials used to build the facilities -- in particular, facades -- and the orientation of them.
The debate continued as SIPI briefed its workforce at KKMC on the new requirement for them to continue to perform in the event of hostilities and continued to increase its TAMP operations.
presence at KKMC consisted of 80 SIPI employees and a 15-member technical assistance field team (TAFT) from the Army.
KKMC quickly evolved into what the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Defense and Aviation had envisioned--a vast logistics base from which to defend Saudi Arabia.
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When completed, the KKMC will be the region s tertiary referral medical academic sciences center housing a 1,500-bed hospital, research and conference centers, staff accommodations and an administration office building.
Mohammed Adeeb Sager, Executive Director of the KKMC project said, The King Khalid Medical City Project Management Office is honored by this project being recognized with this coveted award that stands for excellence.
Within a mere 18 months, the KKMC
Research Center was able to meet strict, world-class standards to prove its commitment to international quality assurance and protection, he said.