Ospedale Al-Razi – Kuwait

Prestazione eseguita: Progetto esecutivo
Committente: Kharafi National (Ministry of Health General Services)
Date: 2011
Where: Kuwait (Jamal Abdul Nasser Street)

Al-Razi Hospital – Kuwait

The project deals with the renovation and the enlargement of an existing hospital having the following spatial characteristics:

Basement 1,370.0 m2

Ground Floor 2,367.6 m2

  • Public Areas
  • Administration

1st Floor 2,306.2 m2

  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiology

2nd to 11th Floor 26,477.0 m2

  • In-Patient Orthopedic Wards(2647.7 m2 per floor)

Technical design standards :

The project was developed following the standards and requirements from the entities detailed below:

Ministry of Public Works (MPW), Kuwait – General specifications for Buildings and Engineering Works, Volumes I and II, 1990

  • Ministry of Health (MOH), Kuwait
  • Environmental Public Authority (EPA), Kuwait
  • Kuwait Standard Specifications (KSS)
  • Kuwait Fire Department (KFD)
  • Kuwait National petroleum Company (KNPC)
  • American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • British Standards Institute (BSI)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Inc.
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Mechanical and building services engineering project approach and components:

  • External Water Storage, Supply and distribution – Fresh water, Irrigation water supply with treated sewage water, water displays (external water fountains & features)
  • Internal water supply & distribution – Cold water & Hot water supply, HVAC water supply, Reverse Osmosis (RO) water, Deionized (DI) water, water displays (Indoor water fountains & water features).
  • Potable water supply
  • External Drainage – Sewage, storm water grid and landscape drainage
  • Internal drainage,– Sanitary sewage, waste water, laboratory waste
  • Waste water, kitchen waste water, car park waste water, roof rain water, condensate produced by HVAC equipment
  • Medical gases – medical oxygen, medical nitrous oxide, medical compressed air, medical vacuum, scavenging and waste anesthetic unit
  • Liquid fuel storage and supply – Underground diesel storage & supply for steam or hot water boilers
  • Sanitary fixtures & toilette accessories
  • Conveying systems – Elevators (Passenger & service type), pneumatic tube system

Electrical and building services engineering project approach and components:

Medium and high voltage components:

  • Lighting design, selection of luminaires and their respective control
  • BMS – system
  • Emergency & exit luminaires
  • Power layout
  • Power supply to medical equipment
  • Cabling and wiring system
  • Power distribution
  • System schematic diagrams
  • Earthing system
  • Design of the substation & electrical room
  • Lightning protection
  • Provision of power to all of the mechanical components
  • Interconnection of various systems
  • Landscape lighting
  • Diesel generators and synchronizing panels
  • UPS system for low voltage, IT and medical equipment

Low voltage components

  • Fire detection and voice evacuation system
  • Nurse call system
  • Master clock system
  • Telecom/Data structural cabling system
  • Public address system
  • Security system
  • Audio visual system