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Phase 2

Alexandria Library

Architect: Snohetta Engineer: Hamza Associates Construction:

£73.4M superstructure package carried out by Balfour Beatty/Arab Contractors joint venture.

£20.3M M&E package by Balfour Kilpatrick.

£9.8M roof/curtain wall package by consortium between Egyptian contractor Amreya and Austrian contractor GIG.

£6.8M natural stone cladding supplied by Granita (Haz).

£3.7M internal partitions by Mobica with Italian specialist Nordwall.

£3M Planetarium package by French contractor Laubeuf.

£1M elevators package by Mitsubishi.

£1.3M handrail and balustrades by British supplier Alurail.

In detail:

Main library building, planetarium, underground car park, roadworks, paving and landscaping.

28,000m 2of insitu waffle slabs.

58,000m 2of solid suspended slab.

18,000m 2of glazed aluminium roofing, gutters and cappings.

5,480m 2external granite cladding engraved with hieroglyphics and alphabetical symbols.

5,300m 2glazed curtain walling.

3,520m 2precast wall panelling.

23,000m 2of granite on internal floors and walls.

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