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High Court & Court of Appeal


Narrative Description of Project:

The project is to establish new accommodation for the High Court and Court of Appeal in Gaborone, Botswana.

Structural: Single level basement parking will be provided and the courtrooms, offices and related facilities accommodation will be situated at and above ground level up to second floor.

The building structure will be mainly of reinforced concrete, with a mixture of flat slab and structural steel for the roof.  Slabs will generally be coffer slabs and on larger spans, a ribbed or troughed slab will be utilized.  At the two main entrances, a structural steel dome (7.5m high and 15m diameter), is provided.

Civil: The scope of service covers the design and specification of all civil engineering aspects of the Works as well as 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.

The project is complete and buildings handed over and occupied by the Client.



Urban Development