Sharq as-Seif Development - Master Planning

Location: Sharq as-Sief, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Client: Kuwait Municipality

Consultant Firm: Kuwaiti Engineer’s Office (KEO)

Duration: 1987-8

Services: Master Planning, Urban Design, Architecture and Landscape Design

Status: Master Plan and Concept Design

Role: Architect


Description: The project is based on an extensive field survey of existing buildings on site and their conservation. It also involves the revival of the Sharq quarter of old Kuwait City, and includes the proposed new headquarters for the National Council for Arts and Culture, together with several living quarters in the form of contemporary fireej neighborhoods, as well as extensive landscaping of urban spaces.