FBW Newsletter 2-12

  Design in progress: New signature developments for Kampala

In a reflection of the continuing confidence in the construction sector in Uganda, FBW has been commissioned to provide full design services for three major new developments in Kampala.

The three projects comprise of a 50,000m2 4-star hotel development, a 17,500m2 serviced apartment complex and an 17,000m2 office tower, aimed at servicing Uganda's growing need for high-quality commercial space.

  Ambrosoli School celebrates topping-out

Ambrosoli School

Excitement is growing amongst the Ambrosoli School community as children, teachers and parents eagerly wait to take possession of their new building.

Whilst the contractor is putting the final touches to the classrooms, library, IT lab, multi-purpose hall and offices, our designers are currently in the process of redesigning the school's landscaping, covered external dining area and sports facilities.

Ambrosoli School

  Downtown Kigali resumes on site

Major civil works are in progress on one of our largest sites. Downtown Kigali will accommodate three large-scale retail and office buildings as well as a state-of-the-art bus and taxi park, serving Kigali city centre.

Downtown Kigali

  FBW's new Services Engineering department up and running

After an initial period of development, we are pleased to announce that our in-house MEP unit is now firmly established in Uganda and is able to provide full Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health Services consultancy on projects throughout the region.

The unit has been strengthened with the addition of five enthusiastic professionals and the acquisition of advanced simulation software to ensure that designs are compliant with current international standards.

BCB Headquarters Bujumbura

  Building resources: FBW office update

Congratulations to Evelyn Habumugisha, Felix Holland and Paul Semanda who have all passed their Part III exams to become registered Architects in Uganda. A big thank you to Bryans Mukasa and Dianne Nyinambungira who have been with us for a one year internship and now return to University.

We continue to seek dedicated professionals to help service our expanding workload in the region. Check out www.fbwgroup.com/careers for more.

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