Location Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Services Structural and geotechnical engineering
Client American University of Sharjah
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The new Engineering Science Building includes classrooms, laboratories, offices, meeting rooms and an auditorium. The building is long and narrow across two floors. Due to the long length of the building, the structure was sub-divided into three segments via expansion joints.
Cundall’s structural team peer reviewed this project and identified a number of material savings which not only reduced construction cost allowing this project to be commercially viable but also significantly improved its sustainable credentials.
Improvements to the design included:
The value engineering exercise by Cundall’s structural team made the project feasible and able to proceed with construction. In addition, the project was also able to achieve sustainability accreditation.
Cundall's engineering consultancy services cover the entire life cycle of any building project. Clients find our ‘total solutions’ approach saves them time, money and effort.
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It is the knowledge and expertise of our people which helps us to do this; our commitment to recruiting and nurturing great talent is what has made us successful for the last 40 years and it remains critical to our future plans.
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Our team of creative engineers draw on our accumulated knowledge to devise the best possible solutions for your project in a fully integrated and cost-effective way.
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