Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait

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Kuweit

The Al Hamra Tower is a skyscraper in downtown Kuwait City, Kuwait. Designed by architectural firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrilll, the tower is the tallest building in Kuwait at 414 m (1,358 ft). The tower will include 98,000m2 (1,050,000 sq ft) of commercial and office space. The building will connect to a five-story retail mall which totals 23,000m2 (250,000 sq ft) of retail space and will include an integrated theater complex and an 11-story carpark. The tower itself will be built on an 18,000m2 (190,000 sq ft) construction site. The Al Hamra Tower will have over 70 floors of office space, a rooftop restaurant and a spa. The shopping center will include a 10-screen cinema complex which will also have IMAX theaters. Kuwait is building the world’s tallest twisting structure. The Al Hamra tower will be a skyscraper like no other in the world the curves corresponds to the movement of the sun. The Flamebar BW11 fire-resistant ductwork system chosen for this project is constructed from galvanised sheet steel, sprayed with a specially formulated water-based fire protective compound. The unique BW11 coating provides a number of distinct benefits that include the provision of in excess of 2 hours insulation when handling internal gas temperatures of 400°C. Flamebar BW11 has been successfully tested for international use, under cellulosic fire conditions, to give in excess of four hours fire resistance in the event of a fire. It can confidently be specified and installed for smoke extract, car park extract, kitchen extract, and stair pressurisation systems.

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We have a list of international licensees and applicators trained and supported by Firespray International. Together with them, we are there to ensure that our systems and products meet the project specifications and scheduling at all times.