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Ministry Complex

The Complex of ministry buildings is situated in the centre of the capital of Kuwait. It consists of 18 four-storey buildings (base 50.0 x 50.0 m) interconnected around a typical atrium.


  • Employer: Ministry of Public Works of Kuwait
  • Location: Kuwait
  • Total cost of project: N/A
  • Years of construction: 1978 - 1981
  • Category: Business Centres, Sports Complexes And Congress Halls
  • Status: Finished
  • Area: 360.000 m²
  • Contractor: Energoprojekt

Detail design:
Ministry of Public Works of Kuwait

Author:
Ministry of Public Works of Kuwait

Designer:
Ministry of Public Works of Kuwait

Structure Designer:
Ministry of Public Works of Kuwait

Installation Designer:
Ministry of Public Works of Kuwait

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The buildings are built above a two-storey underground garage.

§ The total nett area is 360,000 m2 out of which half is an office space and half are garages. Within the complex there are alongside facilities housing equipment for airconditioning, cooling towers (8 units of 900 kW each) and underground water tanks.

§ The buildings are luxuriously equipped according to the highest world standards.

§ The structural system consists of columns, walls and ceilings in the form of coffer slabs. All the mechanical installations were installed, including the sprinkler system with the fire-fighting installations covering 150,000 m2 of spare, central water cooling installations, 40 lifts and 8 escalators. Power is provided by 5 sub-stations having 30 MW installed power.


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