Administration Facilities (ADFA), Kuwait University
The Administration Facilities project compromises of the following facilities:
Central Administration Building
Central University Library
The Administration Building is the tallest building on the campus. It accommodates offices for the university’s employees including the top administrators, president and secretary general. The focus of the tower is the double height senate chamber on the tenth floor with the world class meeting facilities. The building has 15 floors above the ground and a double basement level for staff car parking. The approximate built up area is 118,340 square meters.
The Conference Centre is a collection of multiple auditorium and lecture spaces that are designed to serve the needs of the large conferences. It has a 1,200 seat auditorium, two 600 seat auditorium, a flexible and divisible multipurpose hall and smaller breakout conference rooms for smaller groups. The building has three floors above the ground and a double basement level for staff car parking. The approximate built up area is 38,630 square meters.
The Grand Mosque provides prayer area for 150 persons; female prayer hall is provided at the upper level, and the Imam accommodation will be in the ground level. The building is one level above the ground. The approximate built up area is 6,000 square meters.
The Convocation Hall, known as “The Pearl” is a 1,600 seat theater for annual graduation ceremonies and also serves as the main performance space. The building has three floors above the ground and a double basement for staff car parking. The approximate built up area is 31,390 square meters.
The Cultural Center houses a permanent gallery for Kuwait History Museum and temporary exhibition spaces. The Museum space is distributed through two floors that are interconnected via ramps that also serve as exhibition spaces. The building has double basement level for staff car parking. The approximate built up area is 23,420 square meters.
The Central University Library serves as the hub of the both analog and digital knowledge for the new campus. The Central Library is digitally connected to the Learning Resource Centers that are located throughout campus and connected to other universities around the world via conferencing technologies. In addition, the University Library is also home to KU Distance Learning Center and the administrative offices for KU Centre for Information Systems (KUCIS). The building has seven floors above the ground and a double basement for staff car parking. The approximate built up area is 51,370 square meters.
The visitor’s Center building provides information regarding the university’s academic and learning facilities to visitors and orientation to the new students. The building has ground floor level. The approximate built up area is 770 square meters.
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