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Sheikha Hussah Al Sabah visits the COSC site

Gulf Consult in association with NBBJ hosted DAI’s Director General and Co-Founder, Sheikha Hussah Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah, at the College Of Science and Faculty Club site. The Supervision Team accompanied Sheikha Hussah on a tour of the project site and familiarized her with all aspects of the college and its components.

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Chest Diseases Hospital Extension

Chest Diseases Hospital Extension Underway

Construction is under way of the WALEED AND ABDUL RAHMAN INTENSIVE CARE CENTRE, an extension to the Chest Diseases Hospital at the Al-Sabah Medical Area. The building will have a total built up area of 8,750 m2 and will

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Power Connected to the New Equate Headquarters

Power Connected to the New Equate Headquarters

Equate Petrochemical Company hosted a lunch this week to celebrate the connection of power to their new headquarters building. The luncheon took place in the foyer of the substantially completed building and was attended by staff from Equate, Gulf Consult, Projacs and KCPC.

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Toyota City Achieves GSAS Status

Toyota has been recognized for its commitment to environmental sustainability. The article also recognized the green efforts encompassed in the New Project “Toyota City”, which GC was commissioned to work on by Al-Sayer.

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Gulf Consult Toyota City Achieves GSAS Status

A New Warehouse for White Stores

GC were commissioned by White stores to design and supervise one of their new warehouse facilities in Al-Rai Industrial Area. The project will consist of a big steel warehouse structure comprising basement, ground and mezzanine levels.

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Jaber Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah Hospital Handed Over

Jaber Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah Hospital Handed Over

The Jaber Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah Hospital was officially handed over on October 16th 2016. A Committee from the Ministry of Public Works, accompanied by representatives from Gulf Consult and Arab Contractors, visited the project and toured the different buildings to assess the status of the works and the level of completion. The committee was pleased with the quality of the project and recommended the issuance of the Substantial Completion Certificate.

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New Housing Project in East Hidd, Bahrain

Gulf Consult in association with MSCEB sign with the Government of Bahrain for work on a new Housing Project in East Hidd

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Najla Alghanim “Business Woman of the Year”

Najla Alghanim receives an award for "Business Woman of the Year"

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WA100 world architecture ranking

GC World Architecture Ranking 2016

According to WA100-2016, the survey magazine of the world’s largest Architecture Practices, GC is ranked

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Projects Underway on behalf of MPW

Current Projects Underway on behalf of Ministry of Public Works

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A new Hospital for Farwaniya

Gulf Consult has been appointed by the Ministry of Health to provide construction supervision services for the New Farwaniya Hospital. The new hospital will be built in the location of the existing one and is presently under construction. When completed in 2019, it will be one of the largest hospitals in Kuwait. The 5 new buildings include 955 patient beds, emergency and surgical units, a dental center, and a multistory car park for 1, 400 cars.

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Sewage system improvements Phase XII

The twelfth phase of sewage improvements is well underway at Hadeeyah and Riqqa and will be completed by 2017. At present, the two areas drain to different catchments, Hadeyah to PS A15 and Riqqa to PS A14. Under the new drainage system of trunk sewers and pumping stations, both areas will be connected to the new Egaila Pumping Station.

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1st Ring Road (Package 2)

Parsons Brinckerhoff, in association with Gulf Consult, were commissioned to undertake all necessary design work in order to complete the loop of the urban motorway around and through the city centre in the First Ring Road (Package 2) project.

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Kuwait National Guard Marina

Gulf Consult on behalf of The Kuwait National Guard is aiming to construct a Marina at the KNG club in Fuanaitis. The new marina, that will accommodate the officer’s boats and yachts, will house around 125 yachts of different sizes. The marina will connect to the shore by means of a bridge or a causeway to allow for the access of boats and pedestrians.

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GC World Architecture Ranking 2015

According to WA100-2015, the survey magazine of the world’s largest Architecture Practices, GC is ranked

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Kuwait Cancer Center’s new hospital building

Alghanim International on behalf of the Ministry of Health has commissioned NBBJ, and Gulf Consult, to undertake the design of the Kuwait Cancer Center’s new hospital building. This project will be located adjacent to the existing KCC facility within the Shuwaikh Medical District, between Jamal Abdul Nasser Street and Al-Jahra Road.

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Awqaf Commercial Complex

Gulf Consult has been appointed by Kuwait Awqaf Public Foundation to provide design and supervision services for the refurbishment and expansion of Awqaf Complex. The Complex, located in the Mirqab area of Kuwait City, was built in the early 1980s.

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Mr. Ubed Arain Receives Award of Achievement from ACI Kuwait Chapter

Award of Achievement from ACI Kuwait Chapter

Mr. Ubed Arain Receives Award of Achievement from ACI Kuwait Chapter

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Kuwait Police hospital

Kuwait Police Hospital

NBBJ, working in association with Gulf Consult, are pleased to be awarded the Study, Design, Design Verification and Supervision of the Police Hospital and its various associated buildings.

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A Visit to the Ministry Of Education Headquarters

A Visit to the Ministry Of Education Headquarters

On August 27th 2013 His Excellency Mr. AbdulAziz Abdul-Latif Al-Ibrahim, Minister of Public Works and Hussam Al-Tahous Assistant Undersecretary Ministry of Public Works visited one of our projects; the Ministry of Education Headquarters.

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The Speaker of Kuwait National Assembly visited the site of Sabah Al-Salem University City

The Speaker of Kuwait National Assembly visit

The Speaker of Kuwait National Assembly visited the site of Sabah Al-Salem University City, along with a number of members of the parliament, and the Minister of Education, Minister of Higher Education, and the Higher President of Kuwait University, Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf.

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Gulf Consult - PIFSS Exterior Lighting Scheme

Re-vamping PIFSS’s Exterior Lighting Scheme

Gulf Consult in association with Bartenbach Lichtlabor of Austria has signed an agreement with Wafra Real Estate Company for the Study, Redesign, and Upgrade the Lighting Scheme for the Building Façade of the Public Institution for Social Security Headquarters Building and Branches.

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EQUATE Headquarters to be re-designed

Gulf Consult has been appointed by EQUATE Petrochemical Company to modify the original design of its Headquarters building, which will be located in Ahmadi.

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US Green Building Council

US Green Building Council membership

Gulf Consult has just become a silver level member of the US Green Building Council. This prestigious organization is dedicated to moving the building industry towards more environmentally responsible practices and sustainable development.

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Community College jahra

Plans for a Community College at Jahra

Gulf Consult has been selected to design an American style Community College in Jahra area at the North of Kuwait. The college will be a modern flexible institution where students can choose from majors such as:

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Feasibility Study of the Kuwait Economics Zones is Underway

Feasibility Study of the Kuwait Economics Zones is Underway

Gulf Consult in association with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Buro Happold, Happold Consulting, and DLA Piper, were engaged by the Kuwait Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Kuwait Foreign Investment Bureau for the “Feasibility study for Establishment of Kuwait Economics Zones”.

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Bayt Abdullah Hospice in RIBA-JOURNAL

Bayt Abdullah Hospice published in RIBA JOURNAL

Making an imaginative playground for a children’s hospice in Kuwait was a voyage of discovery, says Ian Crockford

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Al Shuhada Administration Building

Tenders for Al Shuhada building

The tenders for the KD 33 Million building, located on Shuhada Street in Kuwait City, have closed and are currently under evaluation.

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TSCK expansion promises exciting interactive fun for the whole family

TSCK expansion

The second development phase of the Scientific Center is now underway. Gulf Consult, in association with Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc., has signed the contract with The Scientific Center for the expansion programme, which includes for a Dolphinarium (Al Dalaphene), an Exploratorium (Dar Al Estikshaf) and various associated facilities.

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Design and Supervision of the Ali Al Sabah Military Academy in Tender

Ali Al Sabah Military Academy in Tender

Gulf Consult in association with SOM, USA had been commissioned by The Ministry of Defense to undertake the Study, Design and Supervision of the Ali Al Sabah Military Academy. The project has been tendered, and is undergoing tender evaluation.

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MOE Headquarters Sketch by Jay Stoughtenger

MOE Headquarters Sketch by Jay Stoughtenger

An Interesting sketch by our Colleague Jay Stoughtenger from Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc. on one of our joint projects Ministry of Education Headquarters.

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Bayt Abdullah Interior Design Competition

Interior Design Competition

August 2012, U.S.A – The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) announced the winners of the inaugural Healthcare Interior Design Competition, an international Interior Design competition honoring and celebrating outstanding originality and excellence in the planning and design of healthcare interior spaces.

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The Seera Project, an interactive experience into the Life and Times of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH)

The Seera Project

The Ministry of Awqaf is the driving force behind the initiative to establish The Seera Center honoring the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).

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Kuwait University, College for Women

Upcoming Contract for COBW and COB

Kuwait University will sign a contract on May 22, 2012 to begin construction of the College of Business and College for Women at the new Sabah Al-Salem University City Campus.

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College of Science Contract Signed

MCC and Khalid Al-Kharafi signed a contract on April 15, 2012 with Kuwait University to construct the College of Science, the largest of the new colleges forming part of the Sabah Al-Salem University City Campus.

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South Surra Road Upgrade

Last week, Gulf Consult in joint venture with Parsons Brinckerhoff signed a contract for South Surra Road upgrades. The client is Ministry of Public Works.

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GC Projects featured on MPW Campaign

GC Projects featured on MPW Campaign

The Ministry of Public Works has launched its “Future Kuwait” campaign on billboards and newspapers throughout the country and on the MPW website.

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Infrastructure Upgrades due for Gharnata, Andalus, and Sabah Al Naser Areas

Infrastructure Upgrades

GC in association with Parsons Brinckerhoff signed an agreement with the Ministry of Public works for the rehabilitation and improvement of the sewage & infrastructure networks in Gharnata, Andalus and Sabah Al Naser areas.

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Kuwait Worlds Largest Judicial Building

World’s Largest Judicial Building

Gulf Consult, in partnership with Atkins, has commenced with the Study and Design of the New Palace of Justice that will be located in Kuwait City next to the existing Palace of Justice. The client, the Ministry of Public Works on behalf of the Ministry of Justice,

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GC Top 5 Architecture Firms

According to WA1002012, the survey magazine of the world’s largest Architecture Practices, GC is ranked

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New International Airport Terminal 2

Kuwait’s New International Airport revealed!

Kuwait’s New International Airport revealed! Here are some articles written from the press conference which was held by Foster + Partner on October 3rd 2011.

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College of Engineering and Petroleum

Construction Commences on COEP

Gulf consult has started its work on Construction Supervision of the project it designed with Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc. for Kuwait University.

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Kuwait University College of Science

The tender for Kuwait University College of Science has closed and the tenders are under evaluation. KUCOS will be located in Sabah Al-Salem University City, and will cover an area of 76,230 meters squared.

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Kuwait University College of Science and Faculty Club in Tender

Kuwait University, COS in Tender

Gulf Consult in joint venture with NBBJ (USA) had been commissioned by the Kuwait University Construction Program to undertake the Design and Construction Supervision of the College of Science, the largest of the new colleges forming part of the Sabah Al-Salem University City Campus.

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Kuwait University signs contract for College of Engineering and Petroleum

COEP Contract Signed

Kuwait University, represented by Her Excellency Dr. Moudhi Al Hamoud, signed the Contract for the construction of the College of Engineering and Petroleum on February 15th 2011

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College of Business in Tender

College of Business in Tender

Gulf Consult in association with Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc. of Boston had been commissioned by the Kuwait University Construction Program to undertake the Study, Design and Supervision of the College of Business at the new Sabah Al-Salem University City Campus. The project is already in tender and bids are due on May 17th 2011.

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Kuwait University, College for Women

College for Women in Tender

Gulf Consult in association with Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc. of Boston had been commissioned in 2007 by the Kuwait University Construction Program to undertake the Study, Design and Supervision of the College for Women at the new Sabah Al-Salem University City Campus.

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