Khalifa University Extension Phase 01

The design for Khalifa University’s Science, Technology & Research campus extension seeks to redefine learning experiences by introducing a more collaborative and interactive environment. Instead of providing functional corridor spaces, the creative spine is turned into an open and interconnected social space to foster greater exchange of ideas.

Supporting another 3,000 students, with additional cutting edge facilities, efforts were focused on detailed circulation planning for seamless connections throughout. Public plazas, courtyards and sky gardens were also carved out for greater public interactions, encouraging the growth of a vibrant learning community.

AT A GLANCE

Area

169,630 m2

Location

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Completion

2015

Services

Architecture, Interiors

Owner(s)

Khalifa University

AWARDS

2015
Middle East Interior Design and Architecture Awards – Best Cultural, Institutional and Educational Project

2013
World Architecture Festival Awards – Shortlisted

The extension will house Abu Dhabi’s first Medical School

GALLERY

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