Khalifa University | Educational Project

Anywhere and Everywhere

Corbis’s client-centric style allows its specialists to tailor solutions that meet clients’ needs, while balancing the nuances and specific project contexts.

Anywhere and Everywhere

Corbis’s client-centric style allows its specialists to tailor solutions that meet clients’ needs, while balancing the nuances and specific project contexts.

The Project: Khalifa University

Project Description

This university project is the state of the art in educational projects in the Middle East. it is a low-rise project with a flat roof-type and 5 floors totaling a gross floor area of 154,472 square meters. The Khalifa University (KU) existing Campus in Abu Dhabi offers Undergraduate and Post-Graduate degree programs in Engineering. Following the vision of Abu Dhabi 2030, the Khalifa University extension project envisaged expanding the knowledge economy by diversifying its program to include strategic high-technology sectors like Aerospace, Biomedical, and Healthcare, National Security, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Nuclear Energy, Transport and logistics. The 154,472 sqm building encompasses 5 floors, 30 core/stairs (13 different types approx), 1 auditorium, 1 lecture hall, sports hall, car parking.

Scope of work

Our studio provided modeling and documentation services during Detail Design and Construction Drawings stages, using BIM Technologies (Revit 2013), to deliver approximately 557 A1 size Architectural and Interiors drawings. Some responsibilities of CorbisStudio were: Producing the Revit Model to the agreed Level of Detail 200 for DD and 300 for CD based on AIA document E202-2008-Building Information Modelling Protocol Exhibit, based on instructions received by the client. Producing and coordinating the drawings to show the design and technical details. Drafting the details, and coordinating this information throughout the documents. As part of our business model, we allocated one on-site coordinator for the duration of the project to sit at the client office working alongside with our off-site team to complete the project delivery in a 9-month timeframe.

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Dubai

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AREA

154,472

Square Meter



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