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Umm Qasr Housing Complex – Iraq

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Project Details

Study and Design of  Umm Qasr City Housing Complex

Country: Republic of Iraq

Funding Agency:
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development

Name & Address of Client:
Ministry of Construction & Housing  / Directorate of Housing, P.O. Box 55060
Baghdad, Nahdah, Republic of Iraq

Start Date: June, 2011
Completion Date: December, 2015

Status: Completed

(ECB) Engineering Consulting Bureau
College of Engineering, Basrah University.

Professional Staff Provided: 20

No. of Staff-Months: 370

Value of Consultancy Contract: US$ 670,000,00

Estimated Cost of Construction:  US$ 89,000,000.00

Narrative Description

The project of Umm Qasr City Housing Complex comprises urban planning and design for the upper and inner infrastructure services, villa unit housing blocks and services buildings on a plot area of 330,000 square meters. The housing city consists of the following major components:

  • 220 villa units
  • Clinic Center
  • Mosque  7) Market Mall
  • Social mutli-purpose hall
  • Green areas
  • Playgrounds
  • Market Mall
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Administration building
  • Police Station
  • Water treatment plant.

While the infrastructure services planning and design includes:

  • Roads
  • Electricity Network
  • Telephone Network
  • Water Supply System
  • Sanitary & Sewer Network
  • Storm Water Lines
  • Firefighting Network
  • Landscaping & Outer Fence
  • Traffic Signage

Description of Actual Services Provided:

  • Urban Planning and architectural Design and Cost Estimates Studies
  • Detailed Design Studies,
  • Tender documents preparation and tendering.