by Low Lai Chow in Architecture on Thursday 29 November 2012

Built in 2009 and designed by artist Daniel Tobin with Matthew Tobin and Jamie Perrow, the Kaust Beacon is one of the standout architectural structures for Kaust (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) in Saudi Arabia. The 60-metre concrete tower stands at the entry of the harbour and is made of amorphous hexagonal sections that steep out of the Red Sea.