ALAMEIN TOWERS facade engineering

ALAMEIN TOWERS PROJECT

NEW ALAMEIN CITY, EGYPT

Alamein towers are located near the shoreline and reach up to 44 floors with a range of studios and apartments. The new city planning aims to provide individuals with a well-balanced life with its parks, schools, universities, hospitals, commercial and retail areas. The City is planned to accommodate more than 3 million people by 2030.

CLIENT: New Urban Communities Authority 

MAIN CONSULTANTENGINEERING CONSULTANTS GROUP S.A.

ARKS ROLE: FACADE CONSULTANT

SCOPE: All NUCA towers in Alamein

DUTIES: Facade Consultancy, facade review, value engineering, facade structural review.

Services

  • Development of facade engineering details
  • Assisting the Consultant in reviewing facade elements and relevant structural integrity.
  • Suppliers’ Structural Calculations review based on the design, loading criteria, and Wind Tunnel test report
  • Material selection and connections between different types of materials.
  • Fixation anchorage calculations and selection
  • Deflections and allowable movements
  • Review Facade interfaces
  • Assessing the Glass post-failure behavior and necessary measures to increase safety
  • Material submittal review (Curtain walls, Cladding, or any other facade related elements)
  • Shop drawings review
  • Thermal analysis
  • Building Maintenance and access
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