ESCWA HEADQUARTERS - Beirut Central District, Lebanon

Construction of the “LOT JB 132 Office Building” (ESCWA Building). The project included around 45,000m² of Office Building and Underground Parking. Below ground the building project is around 53 x 80 meters. In the floors above ground, the building has a U form. It is built up around a central Garden Area of 16x20m with a 20m opening to the South Façade. The eighth level on the South side spans 20 meters. A steel supporting structure carries the building over the South entrance below. This Multi-Storey Building has large spans with 30cm thick prestressed concrete floors. High seismic resistance is provided with large span auditorium structure below the entrance Garden.

Services undertaken include Design, and Supervision of Excavation, Shoring, Civil and Structural Works. 24 hour working was required to complete the work on a fast track program.