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Ajman Academy - new modern school in the United Arab Emirates

Smart designs and cutting-edge technology are at the centre of the new Ajman Academy. The school offers an international education in a state of the art campus.

Brightly colored classrooms, indoor and outdoor play areas, sporting facilities, a food laboratory, a music and drama room, an art studio and Wi-Fi connection throughout the campus are just some of what the academy will offer.

The 60,000 square meter school will follow the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum and hopes to meet the demand of Emirati and Arab parents who are keen on an international experience for their children.

Ajman Academy, which cost about AED55 million, has been funded by the emirate's ruling family.

Precast concrete building

The building consists of class rooms, cafeteria, kitchen, administration facilities, gym with grandstands and a covered swimming pool.

The building's superstructure is a full precast concrete building system with insulated sandwich wall panels at the outer face.
The structure consists of pre-stressed hollow core slabs resting on pre-stressed beams, columns, walls, facia walls, and the grandstands.
COWI was appointed to carry out the basic structural design of the precast building system. This means load run down, stability and diaphragm action, as well as the detailed design of the each unit i.e. slabs, beams, columns, walls and grandstands.

The structural load run down and stability was modeled in ETABS, and 37 A1 drawings together with 384 shop drawings were submitted to the client.

LAST UPDATED: 07.02.2017