|THE AVENUES - Phase I & II, Kuwait|
"THE AVENUES - Phase I & II" is a major project cur-rently under execution in Kuwait. According to the con-cept of MABANEE Company S.A.K. -Real Estate De-velopment- markets and leisure facilities as well as office and hotel buildings are realized.
MERO-TSK' scope of work for the new shopping center of Phase I & II comprises the design and execution of the entire roof structures covering the boulevard and circulation areas, the entrance facades closing these areas and various external canopies including all glass, shading and roof cladding systems.
The Erection of Phase I (~65% of total volume) was completed by End 2006. The grand opening of the mall followed in March 2007.
Subsequently the works for Phase II have been com-menced. Completion of the building envelope of Phase II is scheduled for End 2007.
The sinuous roof structures are split in 30,000 sqm patent-registered MERO-TSK space frames with metal cladding, 11,000 sqm skylight structures with point fixed glazing as well as 8,000 sqm clerestory structures. Ten cable stiffened façade structures with 3,600 sqm close the building ends.
In addition MERO-TSK supplied 14,500 sqm of external shading structures. 3,500 sqm are suspended from masts above the garden areas as well as 11,000 sqm column supported structures above parking and building roof areas.