ALHOSN's Civil Engineering students recently visited number of projects in Dubai through the assistance of AREX consultants. The tour aimed at enhancing the practical knowledge of the participants by exposing them to different construction techniques.
The group observed the construction of Fifty-one and Burlington office buildings of Deyaar Development Co. Both buildings are located in the business area of Dubai. Fifty-one building offers 164 office spaces distributed over 21 floors and has total area of 49,523 square-meters. Burlington building offers over 476 luxurious office spaces distributed over 35 floors and has a total area of 112,489 square-meters.
Dr Majid Kharnoob, a part-time instructor, accompanied the students. Students stated that the visit has allowed them to cross the gap between theory and practice. They were highly interested to see the details of prestressed concrete slabs in both projects because of its unique construction technique.