Construction of Seven (07) New Schools Around Doha & in Villages (Package-B) «Back

 

Project Description:

 

The works for each school consist of the school building, multipurpose hall, auditorium, guard house, service yard and substation, sports courts, paving, landscaping, shaded structures, parking & boundary wall and external services infrastructure.
 
The buildings are reinforced concrete structures with blockwork infill. The multipurpose hall and assembly halls are covered with space frame roof structure.

 

Approximate built up areas per school are as follows:

 

Ground Floor 6,127 m2
First Floor 3,428 m2
Total Area 9,555 m2

 

Ancillary Structures:

 

Guard Room 67 m2
Gardner Store 67 m2
Substation 104 m2
Pump Room 64 m2
Total Area 302 m2

 

The approximate overall built up area per school is 9,857 m2

 

Scope of Work:

 

Excavation, earthwork, concrete work, brick, blockwork, roofing, carpentry, joinery, structural steel work, metal work, plumbing work, eletrical installation, finishing, glazing, drainage, fencing and road works.

 

Each school consists of the following:

•  25 Classrooms

•  5 Laboratories

•  1 Multi-Purpose Hall

•  1 Auditorium

•  1 Assembly Hall

•  11 Services

 

Detailed Finish Dates, by School:  

•  School No. 9   – 31.10.2008
•  School No. 10 – 31.10.2008
•  School No. 11 – 31.10.2008
•  School No. 13 – 05.01.2009
•  School No. 14 – 15.01.2009
•  School No. 07 – 02.02.2009
•  School No. 04 – 29.07.2009

 

Contract Value:  QAR 260,580,381

 

Construction Challenges:

1.       Construction work carried out in seven sites, at seven different locations, simultaneously.
2.       High demands of the client.
3.       Working on a relatively low budget.
4.       Breach of contract by subcontractor (specifically Mechanical).
5.       Lack of cement and related materials (concrete, blocks, precast concrete items) due to the 
          construction boom during the project period.
6.       Delay in site hand over & landscaping issues of Schools No. 14 & 4; respectively.