Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Visitors Centre & Plaza

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PROJECT NAME :

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Visitors Centre & Plaza

PROJECT Type:

Religious Complex

Client / CONTRACTOR :

Masri Engineering

CONSULTANT :

Architectural Consulting Group LLC

LOCATION :

Abu Dhabi, UAE

COMPLETION DATE :

2015

Scope of work :

Piling works (2289 nos. main piles), shoring works (sheet piles / 919 nos. secant piles)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION :

The project’s scope of work consist of a visitor center located at Sector W54, Grand Mosque Area, Abu Dhabi. The project being built at the southern side of the mosque which will include two main components of a visitor center and a commercial center. The primary objective of the design is to preserve the iconic status of the Grand Mosque by respecting the existing visual corridors of the mosque and its surroundings. The proposed activities are ranging from a visitor’s information education center to commercial activities. At ground level, there are plazas that are defined by two glass dome structures. The domes are portal entries to the subterranean activities.

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