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The faculty of maritime studies

The Complex of the Faculty of Maritime Studies consists of 27 construction-building units, respectively 92 buildings and is located 25 km away from Tripoli towards Zanzur (Libya).

  • Employer: Government of Libya
  • Location: Tripoli, Libya
  • Total cost of project: N/A
  • Years of construction: 1981 - 1986
  • Category: Facilities In The Fields Of Culture, Education And Health Care
  • Status: Finished
  • Area: 90.000 m²
  • Contractor: Energoprojekt

Detail design:
White and White Young and Partners

White and White Young and Partners

White and White Young and Partners

Structure Designer:
White and White Young and Partners

Installation Designer:
Energoprojekt-Oprema, Milos Kosovac, White and White Young and Partners


The total area of the complex is about 90,000 m2. The university centre for maritime studies consists of: administrative building, a classroom block for business school, planetarium, library, health and computer centre, shops, block for maritime studies, a theatre, entrance building, centre for providing food to the cadets, a mosque, dormitory for cadets, a building for technical staff, boarding building for bachelor officers, clubs for commanding officers, a swimming pool, a sports hall, power plant building, hangar for helicopter, firefighting control, building for married couples, complex for fighting damages and destruction, port, port building, roads, pedestrian zones, parking area, grounds for parade and competitions, public illumination, telephones, etc.

§ The complex withstood American bombing in April 1986 with minimum damages. The repair was done by "Energoprojekt -Visokogradnja".

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