Steven Hong

Steven Hong

Venice, CA, US

Jahra Campus brief
Jahra Campus brief

Special Needs Schools Kuwait

(3) campuses for children with mental or physical handicaps. My design was chosen by the Ministry of Education Kuwait amongst 3 competing team schemes. I did master planning and building design with guidance from an educational consultant for children with special needs. I was the office Educational Planning expert. There are up to 21 buildings per campus. There are (15) complete & independent school buildings for boys and girls levels K-12. Each campus also has a Residence tower, High Rise Administration building, and large Gymnasium with an Olympic size competition lap pool. There are schools for Autism, Mental Retardation, Downs Syndrome, Blind, Deaf, Physically handicap & Career Workshops.  I was 1 of 5 managers from DD through Bid documentation. At one point I was coordinating and managing with up to 15 staff. The project valuation was $1.2 Billion +, 6.5 million sqr ft. I coordinated with Domestic & Overseas staff, Kitchen, Pool, Theatre, Workshop equipment, & Security consultants. Projects under bid & construction as of 2013.

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Status: Under Construction
Location: Kuwait, KW
My Role: Project Designer, Project Manager
Additional Credits: Asad Khan, Ziad Khan, Pooya Goudzari, Vigen Natabanian, Jay Falkenberg, Reginald Head