Al Maryah Island | Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates
The project involves construction of a 3.1 million ft² mixed-use development, which includes a 2.3 million ft² world-class regional shopping centre anchored by Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s department stores. It has a total of 5 levels, with 4 levels of retail and 1 level comprised of a 20-screen cinema and other family entertainment areas consisting of 400 retail stores, a food market, 145 cafes and restaurants, a premier health club and more than 7,000 parking spaces.
Lead Architects: Elkus Manfredi Architects, Aecom, Thornton Tomasetti
General Contractor: Brookfield Multiplex
The project involved complicated structural foundations that included waterproofing of horizontal elements and vertical secant piles. The General Contractor chose to use treated plywood as a vertical substrate to fix the COLPHENE BSW V membrane due to site conditions.