ProjectsEducational Robert Makasa University

Robert Makasa University

ClientGovernment of Republic of Zambia - Ministry of Education

LocationChinsali, Northern Province, Zambia

TypeConstruction of four by four storey hostels, four by two storey lecture rooms, two lecture theaters, one library, and fifteen staff houses, and infrastructure for the univesity.

Total Floor Area12403 m2

Start Date21st August, 2010

Handover Date31st March, 2013

Scope of WorksBuilding, Civil & Finishing work

DesignAll designs are done by the client’s consultants.

Project’s BriefConstruction of phase one of Robert Makasa University. This includes water sewerage and electrical reticulation. All aggregate is crushed on site and all blocks for the works are manufactured on site.

WorksConstruction of four hostels, all four storey. The foundations are reinforced concrete bases with concrete columns. The columns are supported against buckling by locking beams. External walls have decorative cladding.The four lecture rooms are all double storey with reinforced concrete bases and concrete supporting columns. There are two sets of stair cases and a ramp. The lecture theaters have an auditorium and retaining walls. The sets are on slopping concrete slab.

Materials & Spec All materials are supplied and fitted by Flame. To ensure that all materials meet the required specifications, the client is given samples to approve, before the materials are installed.
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