Location: Debbieh, Lebanon
Client: El Bir Wal Ihsan Entailment, Beirut Arab University
Consultant: SJCO, Dr. M. Saidi, Balaa & Associates Consultant Engineers
Campus Area: 1,532,000 m²
Built-up Area: > 50.000 m²
Date: 2005 – 2016
The commission involved the design, construction and project management of a university campus in Debbeyeh, 33 kilometers away from the University’s main site in Beirut. The brief included creating a master plan for the campus, designing the educational buildings (consisting of faculties and administration), accommodation buildings (for students and faculty members), indoor and outdoor sports facilities, as well as all necessary services and infrastructure (sewage treatment plant, power block, water tower…). The design was developed and executed in three phases: (I) Faculty of Architecture, administration and dormitories buildings, (II) Faculty of Engineering building, Faculty of Sciences building, mosque, dormitories, and power block, and (III) indoor and outdoor sport facilities, sciences laboratories, sewage treatment plant, storages and water tanks.
ZHM’s main tasks: Creation of conceptual designs and presentation material • Preparation of tender and execution documents • Assistance in Construction follow up