The Aldar HQ Building with its distinctive design is located at the waterfront of Al Raha Beach Development overlooking the Arabian Gulf.
The building currently represents the most striking feature of the Abu Dhabi skyline and provides flexible office accommodation to the most astute of corporate occupiers. The building is built to Grade A specifications and comprises of a 3 storey underground car parking for 800 vehicles and a 23 storey office space tower with a total built up area of 120,000 m2.
The MEP services installed include detailed engineering, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of HVAC, Plumbing and Drainage, Fire Fighting, Power, Lighting and all Specialist systems.
The building was designed to target an equivalent of ‘good to excellent’ BREEAM energy rating and it obtained a Silver Rating under the LEED Core system. Some sustainability features of this building:
1: Waste Water Management
2: Storm Water Management
3: Grey Water Recycling
4: Thermal Envelope
5: Heat Recovery
6: Day lighting
7: Energy efficient lighting fittings
8: Used recycled materials
Main Contractor: Aldar Laing O’ Rourke
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Completion Date: 2010