AL FORDA MARKETS

Kuwait

This world class fruit and vegetable market located in Sulaibiya, Kuwait, takes into consideration many of the facets required for such a complete marketing and sales venue. The construction works included ancillary buildings as well as the main market building, which is primarily a single storey structure with partial mezzanine areas. This building houses cold stores, market stalls, shop units, a supermarket, auction halls, off-loading halls, offices at ground floor level, galleries and restaurants at mezzanine floor level. Traditional construction combines isolated footings, concrete columns and a steel roof structure. Ancillary buildings include a mosque, gate house, service station, mechanical building, electricity substations, drivers’ hostel, police station, fire station, a clinic and other facilities. External works included site utilities, infrastructure mains, storm water drainage networks, irrigation systems, landscaping, road works and large parking areas.