• Gulf Consult - Gulf Consult - The Scientific Center 01.jpg
  • Gulf Consult - Gulf Consult - The Scientific Center 02.jpg
  • Gulf Consult - Gulf Consult - The Scientific Center 05.jpg
  • Gulf Consult - Gulf Consult - The Scientific Center 06.jpg
  • Gulf Consult - Gulf Consult - The Scientific Center 07.jpg


Data

The Scientific Center

Location
 
Salmiya
Client   Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences
Services  

Architectural/Engineering Design and Construction Supervision

Cost  

KD 18.0 million

Data   17,500m2 of built space together with a dhow harbour and over 1km of landscaped waterfront
Status
 
Completed 2001
Associate   Cambridge Seven Associates, USA
Ove Arup and Partners
Mouchel, UK
     

Project Info

Project Info

Gulf Consult in association with Cambridge Seven Associates, USA, Ove Arup and Partners, UK, and Mouchel, UK, were commissioned by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science for the Design and Construction Supervision of the Scientific Centre.

The Scientific Centre is located on the Arabian Gulf Street in the Salmiya district of Kuwait and is set within a one kilometer frontage to the Gulf.

The Scientific Centre includes:

  1. The Gulf’s largest Aquarium
  2. The Living Desert, presenting habitats of the desert and coastal edge
  3. The Discovery Place, providing interactive learning experiences
  4. An Imax Theatre with 240 seats
  5. Dhow Harbour
  6. Two sea front family restaurants
  7. Museum Shop

Gulf Consult received an Award of Excellence for the Design and Construction Supervision of the Scientific Centre (2001) by the American Concrete Association (ACI).

Image Gallery