Al Hamra Tower


Al Hamra Tower is a 1.9 million sqft sculptured building that houses shell and core office space constructed on above a luxury shopping centre in the heart of Kuwait city. The total construction cost of this facility was approximately $550 million.

The project began construction in 2006 and occupied in 2012. The project incorporates an energy efficient design with the goal of obtaining a high performance, low maintenance, low operating cost facility achieved through sustainable and energy efficient design features.

  • Investigation into issues with previous commissioning works, identification of root cause and the engineering of remedial actions
  • Verification and validation of commissioning of all MEP systems
  • Independent review of fire and life safety strategy
  • Fire and life safety system design review
  • Independent review of cause and effect matrix
  • Testing and commissioning of fire and life safety systems

  • Consultant: SOM
  • Developer: Ajail
  • Scope: Commissioning
  • Location: Kuwait
  • Dates: 2014 – 2015
Al Hamra Tower