Competition Entry for OMinvest HQ at Qurum

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Mr Jamal was part of the team who prepared the competition entry for HQ of Oman International Development and Investment Company (OMInvest) initially planned to be located at Shatti Al Qurm. It is a 5 stories building with a car park basement totaling an area about 13,000sqm. Project Main Objectives were:  • Leading edge exemplary architecture, showcase. • building design and exceptional standard. • Structurally efficient planning grid. • Energy efficient structure and MEP systems. • Maximum efficiency of the site footprint. • Maximum efficiency of the floor plates. • Efficient design of service cores. • Maximum flexibility in the sub-division of space. • The accommodation of open plan and cellular offices. • Office floor efficiency of not less than 90% net internal area to gross. • Sustainable design, LEED rated silver. • Meeting cost plan / value management. • Highly efficient cost in use / operational cost.

  • Location: Al Qurm, Muscat, Oman
  • Location: OMInvest
  • BUA: 13,000sqm
  • Design Completion: 2009
  • Scope: Architecture Design in collaboration with Earc Brisbane NRA Co-lab