A 250 tonne mobile crane, which can be seen on the skyline, is assisting with the pouring of an estimated 1,200 tonnes of concrete, needed to construct the heavy duty floor slab
Working steps: a) concomitant manufacturing of floor slab
on the foundation slab in one package with their subsequent lifting; b) installation in design position and joints monolithisation; in this case the vertical formwork panels rests on closing plates built-insitu in vertical constructions and jacking frames rests again on the panels through the latches strengthened on the frames longerons; c) there are mounted bars in the foundation of jacking frames columns, through which the floor slabs
, are risen from foundation slab to the design landmarks.
In the immediate post-war period, when construction materials were in short supply, solid floors, comprising a concrete floor slab
over hardcore, largely superseded suspended timber floors that were typically used in the 1930s.
The project entailed the installation of a new drainage system around the building's exterior and under the fast floor slab
, and waterproofing of the entire foundation wall and first floor slab
Face Middle East said its team was invited by the main contractor to review the approved design for the floor slab
. Following this review, its engineering team supervised the commencement of the floor slab
In winter, the main gas-fired heating system of water pipes in the ground floor slab
is supplemented by a network of local radiators for smaller cellular spaces.
As a result, most of the post-tensioning is limited to these "bands" which allows for future retrofitting of the floor slab
such as inclusion of slab openings for interior staircases without compromising the structural integrity of the post-tensioning system.
Glass curtain walls and openings in the second floor slab
allow natural light to penetrate the office throughout the day, which will be the primary source of ambient light.