Dubai International
Airport Terminal 3

The Dubai International Airport terminal 3 comprises 1 kilometre long x 80 metre wide six level concourse building, a six level belowground 20 metre deep terminal and baggage handling facilities and a three level car park and mosque.

Robert Bird Group assisted Al Naboodah Laing O’Rourke during the bid process with a wide range of value engineering solutions to meet cost and time targets. Some of these solutions were accepted by the client as beneficial to the project after rigorous evaluation by the engineers of record.

They include the redesign of apron, departures and arrivals levels of the concourse building and
the floor plates and roof of the car park.

  • Tender assistance
  • Value Engineering and concept design for new solutions
  • Detailed design of value engineered solutions.
  • Coordination and review of design documentation for over 1000 A1 Drawings in a 9 month documentation programme
  • Design submission to local Engineers of record and services for obtaining approval
  • Through the use of innovative reinforced and post-tensioned systems as alternatives to the originally documented design, Robert
  • Bird Group delivered structural cost savings.

Project Value:     
$ 4.5 Billion USD
Year Completed:
2008
Building Metrics:

  • Total Area: 515,000 m2
  • 1 km X 80m wide
  • 2.5 M Cubic m3 concrete
  • placed 40,000 / m3 week

Sectors:
Aviation
Client:
Al Naboodah Laing O’Rourke

Architect:
Aéroport de Paris (ADPi)
Engineer of Record:
Aéroport de Paris (ADPi)
Robert Bird Group Services:

  • Tender Assistance
  • Value Engineering
  • Detailed Design of Concrete Structure

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