Project Description

Project Details

Client:
Confidential

Country:
Algeria

Practice Area:
Defense and Military Infrastructure

Services:
Master Planning and Feasibility Studies

Engineering Design

Project Management and Works Supervision

Blast Vulnerability Assessment and Design of the Retrofit of an International Organization’s Premises in Algeria

The assignment consisted on the provision of survey services and blast vulnerability assessment of a facility identified by an important International Organization as its possible new office in Algiers.

The engineering services included the following tasks:

  • Evaluation of the performance of structure and façade against four possible explosive charges;
  • Provision of advice for retrofit measures and costs;
  • Evaluation of other scenarios at northern and southern entry control points, considering the possibility of further traffic limitations;
  • Seismic Vulnerability Assessments, including proposal of possible retrofitting works.