Assignment Name
SADC Headquarters - PPP

Country

Botswana

Location within Country
New CBD, Gaborone

Professional Services By:
Bergstan

Name of Client
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Urban Development

SADC Headquarters - PPP

Description of Project

Bergstan provided full Pre-Contract (Design) & Post-Contract (Supervision) civil & structural engineering services.

The project was to establish new Headquarters Accommodation for SADC in Gaborone, Botswana, using the Public Private Partnership (PPP) scheme.

The scope of service covers the design and specification of all structural & civil engineering aspects of the Works.

Structural: Single level basement parking is provided and the offices and related facilities accommodation is situated at and above ground level up to seventh floor.

The building structure will be mainly of reinforced concrete, with a structural steel roof on the low-rise component.  A sloped structural steel glazed facade is provided over the entrance atrium and port cochere.  This roof slopes towards the rear to enable rain water to be drained away from the main entrance.  A flat concrete roof is provided over the high-rise component.

Civil: The scope of service covers the interpretation of the contents of the geotechnical report.  The following sub-disciplines are included: bulk earthworks, domestic water supply, fire water supply, sewage reticulation,  parking and stormwater, rainwater discharge