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KUWAIT NATIONAL LIBRARY

KUWAIT NATIONAL LIBRARY
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KUWAIT CITY | KUWAIT
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Facts
Developer
Ministry of Public Works Special Projects Administration
Consultant
The Associated Engineering Partners (TAEP)
Architect
The Associated Engineering Partners and F&S Partners Incorporated
Contractor
AL-HANI Construction & Trading. Co
Info
  • THE PROJECT | A national library, one of the largest façade projects in Kuwait, which was awarded to Glassline from among a number of companies competing from Europe and the Gulf.
  • SCOPE OF WORK | - 8,500 m2 of double skin curtain wall with point-fixed façades. - Stainless steel wire mesh panels incorporated in the high performance, double glazed units, providing further shading while improving the esthetics of the façades through a metallic, shiny look. - To achieve the dematerialization of the façade and obtain maximum transparency, Glassline, in partnership with MDE design, engineered a structural design reducing the original metallic structure by 60%..