Completed project

project details:

Project : Façade Upgrade

Location : Dubai, UAE

Client : Majid Al Futtaim

Sector : Retail

Start Date : 03 July 2015

Completion Date : 11 September 2015

 

overview:

Located directly over the Dubai Metro Rail Link the project consisted of the removal of the existing façade comprising of glass curtain walling, spider glass, granite and concrete pre cast cladding panels.
 
The new façade design consists of low level granite installation and a high level render finish to match the existing architectural facade, supported by the construction of a new reinforced concrete frame with block work infill panels.
 
The curved corner façade design includes for a full height granite installation supported by a curved steel frame.
 
Set within this are a total of nine recessed LED illuminated straight rectangular light boxes and one curved LED illuminated light box which is the largest throughout the Middle East and Europe.
 
The project was managed internally by MAF Properties with EDP as Designer, Shephard Gilmore as Structural Consultant, WSP for MEP and Aecom as Cost Consultant.

project data:

Removal of existing façade to Deira City Centre Mall.

Construction of new frame comprising of both concrete and steel

New double skin insulated block work walls

New external rendered façade elements

New imported from Brazil granite clad elements

Installation of LED illuminated light boxes, one of which is the largest of its kind in the Middle East and Europe.

Removal and replacement of the existing granite to adjoining MAF Commercial Tower 1.