Kuwait University Administration Facilities
Pace in association with SOM, was appointed by Kuwait University Construction Programme (KUCP) to undertake the study, design, and supervision of the Central Administration Facilities at the new campus of Kuwait University. The development will the gateway to the new campus, comprising of seven separate buildings each with distinct purpose and character.
The primary goals for the design of these facilities, which together total nearly three million square feet, included creating a unified architectural language for the buildings each with distinctly different programmatic requirements, mitigating the effects of the harsh desert climate of Kuwait and creating a design that drew inspiration from local vernacular architecture.
Client: Kuwait University Construction Programme (KUCP)
Cost: $630 million
Services: Architectural design, Construction supervision