Location: East Ring Road, New Administrative Capital, Egypt
Completion: January, 2019
Built Up Area: 2,667,300 ft²
El Fattah El Aleem Mosque will accommodate12,000 prayers; a basement comprising the men praying area, women praying area, and two ablutions for men and the same for women, besides a Heavenly Messages Museum, Quraan Memorization House, a medical care unit, and a ground floor.
The Project Owner: National Authority for Tunnels
Executing Agency: Joint Venture "JV" between Bombardier Transportation, the Arab Contractors and Orascom Construction
Execution Period for the Monorail of the New Administrative Capital: 34 months starting from 1/8/2019
Execution Period for the Monorail of 6 October City: 42 months starting from 1/1/2020
Total Value of the Project: 4.5 billion US$ (4.1 billion Euro)
The monorails of the New Administrative Capital and 6 October City are for the first time in Egypt. It represents a major shift and transformation in the means of transportation, it will increase the connectivity between the cities and urban communities…facilitate the movement of the citizens…decrease the use of the private cars. This kind of transportation is characterized by its being fast, modern, safe and environmentally friendly mean of transportation which saves fuel consumption and decrease the rates of environmental pollution.
The Monorail of the New Administrative Capital:
It links Cairo governorate from the Stadium station of Cairo Metro Line 3 in Salah Salem Street with New Cairo and the New Administrative Capital. It is 54 km length and comprises 21 stations which is: "the stadium – Hisham Barakat – Nouri Khattab – the 7th District – Free Zone - Marshal Tantawy – Cairo Festival - El Choueifat - Air Hospital – Narjis District – Mohammed Naguib – American University – Emaar – Nafoura Square – Al Barwa – Middle Ring Road – Mohammed Bin Zayed – Regional Ring Road – Almasa Hotel – Ministries (Al Wezarat) District – Administrative Capital".
The Monorail of 6 October City:
It links Giza governorate starting from Gameat El Dewal station of Cairo Metro Line 3, with 6 October City, Sheikh Zayed City and the new expansions of 6 October City. It is 42 km length approximately and comprises has 12 stations: Boulak (Gameat El Dewal) – the Ring Road – El Marioutia – El Mansouria - the Desert Road (Cairo/Alexandria) – Hyperone – Jouhina – Authority of Urban Communities – El Hosary – Dar El Fouad – the Industrial Zone – High Speed Railway.
The two lines will be able to transport 45000 person/hour on each direction when reaching the maximum capacity.
The JV of Bombardier, the Arab Contractors and Orascom stated that the project will be accomplished with a significant method considering the safety factor for the users and facilitate the transportation movement.
-The largest stadium, and centrepiece venue, for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™. Lusail Stadium will host the opening and closing matches of the tournament.
The optimised final design will provide a world-class spectator experience, luxurious VVIP and VIP hospitality facilities, and an unforgettable atmosphere deserved of the first ever FIFA World Cup™ to be hosted in the Arab world and only the second in Asia.
Full service construction, infrastructure and electromechanical work for the Harmony Makadi Bay Hotel and Resort over half a million square kilometres.
Project included 582 units in addition to several restaurant buildings, a main reception building, sport facilities, four pool complexes, staff accommodations, an aqua park and an artificial lake.
Scope of work also included facilities such as washing room, desalination station, water processing plant and electricity plant.
Project components and services : the endeavour consists of 3 roles and 4 levels of pursuit directly related to the first Saudi Al-Haram expansion roles (Land, First and surface) . The role of the new quest surface rises from the roles of the present campus and is reached by moving stairs and elevators . Create a new basement beneath the quest for services and the movement of worshippers and visitors. Easy access to the east coast without the traffic directly to the ground floor through ramps kettle steady. Top cabaret insurance, which is three replacements for the one that will be removed. Securing a funeral path from the quest basement to the eastern square through a slope with suitable comforts . Remove the current Beacon and rebuild a new beacon at a height of about 95 meters.
Specifications and features main interface consists of the expansion of the endeavour of the internal and external elements of the architecture are integrated with the elements used the current situation for the war existing with some improvements as a result increase the number of turns changes the mass functional for the walls and exterior of the building
Makkah Royal Clock Tower complex, also known as the Abraj Al-Bait Towers, located near Masjid al Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is a mixed residential and hotel complex. Construction on the complex was started in 2004 and finished in 2012.
The building structure spreads over seven towers erected above podiums. The tallest tower adorned with the Makkah Royal Clock stands 601m-high above ground, which makes it one of the ten tallest skyscrapers in the world.
The massive building was developed as part of the King Abdulaziz Endowment Project, which aimed to modernise the city to offer world-class accommodations for the increasing number of visitors and residents of the Holy City of Makkah.
Saudi Binladin Group is the developer of the Makkah Royal Clock Tower project. The architectural design contract for the complex was awarded to Dar Al-Handasah in 2001.
The structural engineering services for the building complex were provided by Dar Al-Handasah. The upper portion of the clock tower (from a height of 450m up to the top) was designed by the German architecture firm SL Rasch.
The facade cladding for the tower top and the clock installation was performed by Premier Composites Technologies (PCT) of Dubai, UAE. Gurit supplied the composite materials used for the tower’s top facade.
The huge clock fitted on top of the Makkah Royal Clock Tower was provided by the German tower clock manufacturer PERROT.
Souq 7 is a retail-focused Urban Regeneration project to re-develop a 198-feddan district of southern Jeddah. With a total plot area of 764,460 m2, total BUA of 362,876 m2, and a total footprint area of 282,601 m2; the project comprises 106 blocks, in addition to a variety of commercial markets (total of 8 zones) including a food market, traditional market, furniture area, auction area, entertainment area, building materials area, auto-cars area, and food & beverages, and restaurants. The project is to be implemented according the concept of old K7 markets.
ECG scope of work includes preparing a design guideline document for the overall architectural development of the investor / third party developer buildings.
A tenant guideline package describing the architectural, landscape, and signage guidelines also include a description of exterior materials usage. The package is to be prepared according to the buildings’ typology; not for each block. In addition, a complete set of working drawings for eight building blocks is to be delivered.
- Civil Works
- Communications and security systems
- Concept Design for MEP
- Detailed design
- Schematic design
- Tender documents
Assiut Barrage Feasibility Study (Egypt)
Client: Ministry of Water Resources & Irrigation
The Government of Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Water Resources & Irrigation, decided to undertake a comprehensive feasibility study of the Assiut Barrage to determine whether to rehabilitate the existing barrage or to construct a new one. Additionally, the Ministry wanted to study the possibility of using the water head at the Assiut Barrage for power production.Associated firms: CES Consulting Engineers, Salzgitter Fichtner GmbH & Co., Mott MacDonald Ltd., Prof. Dr. Lackner & Partners. Hamza Associates specialists conducted a full study at the site of the existing barrage, including geotechnical investigation and testing, topographic and bathymetric surveys, groundwater modeling, and environmental and social impact assessments. We also designed the roads connecting the new barrage bridge with the existing road network, and assisted in the socio-economic study of the project and the conceptual design of the structural and civil works for a new barrage.
KAUST is a leading regional bioscience and technological research hub on the coastal Red Sea town of Thuwwal. The LEED NC Platinum 3.5 million m2 campus with 511,000 m2 built up area is master planned by architectural firm HOK.
Scope of work
200 residential units, 27 non-residential and non-academic buildings including 3 schools, 2 family centers, 3 early learning centers, sports recreation facility, utility buildings, fire station, clinics, office administration building, warehouse.
The Ali Bin Ali Group is a privately owned company, tracing back to 1945.
One of the Group’s investments concerned the Construction of a Logistics Park at the Bou Fsila Area, in Qatar.
The Park included several thousand square meters of Temperature Controlled & Ambient Temperature W/houses, Chilled & Frozen goods W/houses, Container Depots, Chemicals’ Storage W/houses and Administration buildings.
IB+LS provided its expertise in Logistics Parks planning, both in terms of Master Plan production and Building Design.
155.000 m2 (2015)
Project budget: 650.000.000 QR
- World’ s largest shopping mall (12 million square feet)
- Extensive use of CFD modelling utilised
- Able to mobilise our global resources readily for a fast track project
- Piling contract was awarded in four months
- Largest District Cooling Plant in Downtown Dubai
The Dubai Mall is a centrepiece of Downtown Burj Dubai, a 500-acre mega development, described as the new heart of the city. Located next to the iconic Burj Khalifa, the tallest tower in the world, The Dubai Mall is one of the largest malls in the world which spread over an area of 12 million square feet with 5.9 million square feet of internal floor area and 3.77 million square feet of gross leasable area. There are over 1,200 stores offering a retail mix unmatched by another other mall in the world.
A hallmark of world-class attractions, The Dubai Mall features a massive Aquarium showcasing sharks, rays and other fascinating marine life, the world’s largest Gold Souk (market), an Olympic-size ice rink and a spectacular outdoor water fountain illuminating the mall’s promenade.
Open to all nationalities, the 422,370 square metre community on Saadiyat Island will offer 306 villa plots of various sizes, ranging between 600 to 1,400 square metres, ideally suited to accommodate homes of 4 to 6 bedrooms. The different plot sizes provide flexibility for customers to design bespoke homes to suit their needs and tastes. Amenities in the community will include community centres, parks, schools, mosques and a host of retail offerings.
Saadiyat Reserve is located opposite the New York University Campus and is close to several landmarks including Louvre Abu Dhabi, Cranleigh and Saadiyat Beach Resorts as well as other leisure and retail destinations.
Saadiyat Reserve's masterplan gives every property easy access to open space, parks and other amenities, which will create a strong sense of community and enhance the living experience for residents.
SOLEYA community is located on Cairo –Alexandria desert road containing 165 residential units composed of a variety of apartments, townhouses, twin houses and standalone villas. The design of homes enabled surrounding space inlands to break the roughness of the land site through round, curved roads with a grand recreational centerpiece that all residences are able to view and enjoy.
The built up area is 123000 m2 designed to serve 8 academic programs. The complex serve the advanced learning concept of the university as the building consists of laboratories, smart classrooms, literature rooms, and 2 auditoriums for 1000 students each.
This matchless development is composed of 198 residential units in a plot area of 25.000 m2 with footprint of 22%. Each residence is cultivated using latest in architecture and is presented in complete simplicity. Building art is life in materialized form. It is architecture that represents idea of quality of life and functionality for an ideal and pleasant living space
The project’s scope of work consist of a 40-storey residential tower located at Reem Island, Abu Dhabi. Tower C1 is a residential tower that offers retail, dining and various community amenities. The tower offers a variety of apartment options from 1 bedroom to 3 bedrooms, ranging from simple to duplex types. The sophisticated apartments reflect an aesthetic splendor with their stylish structure and detailed well designed efficient spaces.
The modern-tower will encompass basement-parking floors with sufficient spaces, a retail podium and a fully equipped gymnasium, as well as community spaces with barbeque facilities for an enjoyable time with family and friends.