Audit Bureau, Kuwait
The site is located in the Shuwaikh area of Kuwait, adjacent
to the sites of other prestigious government buildings.
The brief was for high-quality office space, to accommodate
a total of 800 personnel who require “state of the art”
IT-based Auditing Facilities, a Conference Centre together
with Training Facilities, Library, and Cafeteria.
The design consists of three efficiently planned parallel
office buildings, each 10 storeys high. These are linked by
two atria. Glazed lifts and escalators within the atria give
these spaces movement and interest. The ground floor of the
atria provides generous circulation and foyer spaces for the
conference centre and other common facilities. Internal landscaping
is a feature of the design: planting within the atria and
in the sky gardens provide pleasant views within the building.
On the NW boundary, an imposing entrance is carved into the
building form. The SE elevation, is formed by a spectacular
curved glazed wall, which permits exciting views into the
Client: State Audit Bureau, Kuwait
Gross Area: 33,000m² administration
+ 22,000m² basement car parking
- Curtain Wall Glazing