Museum of Islamic Arts – Package II: Marine Works & Piling

The scope of work consisted of construction of the Museum of Islamic Arts building substructure, a “landmark” structure fully surrounded by water. The works involved the creation of a structural fill platform contained within a specially designed “driven” concrete sheet pile enclosure. Suitable temporary works and dewatering schemes were also implemented.

The works included construction of piles, large pile caps, grade beams, “pressure” grade slabs and deep pits in addition to the formation of a new cove and peninsula to reshape the existing coastline, this included 2.5 km of precast and rock armoring revetment works.

Major quantities:

Structural Fill: 200,000 m³

Concrete: 30,000 m³