New Headquarters for Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front

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Project: New Headquarters for Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front
Client:
EPRDF
Architect:
S7 Architects, Addis Ababa
Location:
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Involvement of AEE:
Structural Design + Supervision
Duration:
Since 2016, Construction to started in 2017

 

 

 

The EPRDF HQ consists of 2 basement parking, a tower with 2 basement, ground and 9 storeys, podium with 2 basement and 4 upper storeys and atrium, and hall with capacity of about 1,000 people. This structural construction on total of 6,000m2 of plot on which 24,000m2 of gross area would be built features no seismic and/or expansion joints. Housed functions include o ce, large span meeting spaces with mezzanine and large column spaces, heavily loaded cantilever meeting slabs, VIP lounges, museum, recreational spaces, basement parking in the presence of highly di erential loading and high ground water, atrium space with heavy double pane glass skylight spanning 42m on supports, and etc.

 

 

 

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