Al Hamra Tower

Location: Kuwait

Client: Al Hamra Real Estate Co

Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

Services Provided: Building Services Engineering

The Al Hamra Tower is a high rise commercial development in Kuwait which includes over 70 floors (2,100,000 sq.ft.) of office space, a rooftop restaurant and a spa. The shopping centre includes a 10 screen movie theatre/cinema complex which also has an IMAX theatre.

The building connects to a five-story retail mall which totals 23,000 sq.m. (250,000 sq.ft.) of retail space and includes an integrated theatre complex and an 11-story carpark.

The tower is the tallest building in Kuwait on completion in 2011 at 412.6 m (1,354 ft). It is the tallest sculpted tower in the world

Meinhardt carried out the MEP watering brief role on behalf of contractor Ahmadiah, including review of structural builders work proposals.