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Kilamba Kiaxi Social Housing

Client:

SONIP/ SONANGOLA

Location/Country:

Angola

Start Date:

April, 2008

Sector:

Architecture

End Date:

April, 2012

Project Value:

3.5 Billion USD

Project Description

This large social housing development is a turnkey project covering design, execution, completion, and remedying of 8 communities.

With 710 buildings from 4 to 18 floors the project comprises 20,002 apartments. Public buildings include 246 shops, 24 kindergartens, 17 schools, 2 subway stations, 1 sewage treatment plant, 1 water treatment plant and all roads and municipal systems.

The Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos, praised phase 1 of the project as “the brightest pearl on the crown of Angolan reconstruction and the model for all social housing projects in Africa.”

 

Services Provided

The Assessment team have visited and inspected the above projects facility and met with the client, contractor and utilities representative to assess architectural, structural, electrical, and mechanical and infrastructure works including roads, water, sewerage, storm water electrical and IBS. The Social Hosing project  includes :

  • Urban design
  • Infra structure
  • Roads
  • Residential Buildings ( one floor, two floors, three floors , five floors and in some places 15 & 18 floors 0
  • Public buildings (primary school, supermarket, clinic and post office)
  • Landscape
  • Services buildings

 

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