King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is located on the Red Sea, 70kms north of Jeddah. The facilities cover more than 36 square kilometres (14 sq mi), encompassing a student campus, housing, recreational facilities, a marine sanctuary, a museum, and a research facility.
ByrneLooby have been appointed by KAUST to undertake a structural assessment of an existing sheet pile quay wall. The assessment included a site visit to determine the degree of damage and to provide mitigation and remediation options. ByrneLooby also provide ongoing advice on various marine facilities that exist at the university, including review of existing berthing facilities, quay wall upgrades, assessment of artificial beaches and reviewing the strategy for mitigating further corrosion.
ByrneLooby are pleased to provide on-going innovative operational and maintenance advice for the significant marine facilities at KAUST University. The design support for modifications and upgrades that ByrneLooby provided optimised the marine facilities and proposed visual at this significant facility.