This “Design & Build” project for the new New York University Abu Dhabi Campus on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi includes the development of concept, detailed and technical designs from a Master Plan by Raphael Vinoly Architects together with the subsequent construction of a site wide basement for servicing and parking and a two level podium plus some thirty individual buildings from Podium level. The overall programme is approximately four years.
The campus will occupy a site of approximately 15.4 Hectares split into two plots.
The construction activities on the main site include the provision of:
- Approx 117,000m2 of Academic space including, instructional, faculty & administration;
- Approx 142,000m2 of housing for students, faculty and staff;
- Approx 34,000m2 of car parking;
- Approx 8200m2 of research areas.
The second plot houses the university sports facilities including a Track and Field arena with showcase pitch for soccer, a “training” pitch and six tennis courts together with locker room and club house facilities.