The Ministry of Education Headquarters Building houses eight MOE Sectors with their departments. It includes capacity of 3,647 employees. It contains administrative offices and supports, general departmental offices, a 600-seat auditorium, conference rooms, a central library, food services facilities, lounges, prayer rooms, exhibition space, generous function space and is supported by state-of-the-art building systems.
This building is as beautiful as it is functional and supports and expresses the MOE’s mission to be a beacon of light for those seeking to better their lives through education.
The building’s unique geometric configuration, resembling a Dhow, plays a major role in the distribution of the Ministry’s various administrative sectors and departments, around a soaring inner atrium of more than 50 meters height.
The Architectural concept has been carried out by Cambridge Seven Associates of USA, while Gulf Consult has responsibility for all detailed Architectural and Engineering Design, Cost Control and Tender Documentation. Specialist Interiors and FF & E by NBBJ.
The Project Data:
|Client||Ministry of Public Works on behalf of Ministry of Education|
Cambridge Seven Associates, USA(C7A) in association with Gulf Consult.
KD 50.0 million
|Contractor||Mohammed Abdulmohsin Al-Kharafi & Sons Company (MAK Group)|
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