XMU ACADEMIC BLOCKS A1, A2, A4, A5

Ampar Tenang, Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia

The A1, A2, A4 and A5 academic blocks are each 7-storey reinforced concrete buildings consisting of 1 level of integrated basement car parking and 6 levels of university and office spaces totalling 945,000sqft over the 4 blocks as part of the 150 acre university development. Within these blocks, all the lecture halls, teaching rooms and offices are provided. Each floor has a height of 4.5m and the columns are placed at 10.6m centres in each direction forming the structural grid around which the architectural spaces are formed. At the centre of each floor is a large atrium space.


Client: XMU Jiageng Education Development

Consultancy Scope: Full Structural and Civil Engineering


Project Cost: RM190mil.


Project Status: Completed in 2017

 

Structural Data Sheet [Block A1, A2, A4 or A5]


Building height = 41.5 m


Building DL and SDL, G = 410 MN

Building LL, Q = 110 MN

Building base shear, V = 3.3 MN

Building base moment, M = 70 MNm


Building concrete volume #1 = 9,586 m3

Building equi. floor thickness #1 = 0.439 m3/m2


Building steel reinforcement #1 = 1,698 tonnes

Building steel tonnage #1 = 177 kg/m3 | 77.7 kg/m2


Building formwork = 42,333 m2

Building formwork average = 1.9 m2/m2


#1 Note inclusive of pile caps