Services

SWA consists of nothing but the best and highly qualified professional staffs determine to cater the best quality service there is to offer to our clients. SWA is divided into various Departments:

  • Architectural Department
  • Structural Engineering Department
  • Electrical Department
  • Mechanical Department
  • Document Control Department
  • QA/QC Department
  • Tender & Quantity Surveying Department
  • Supervision and Project Management Department

Architectural Department

SWA Architecture and Master planning department has undertaken many large size commercial, hotels, offices & residential developments.

Our planning and design approach center on a harmonious union of architects, functionality and cost-effectiveness.

Whether we design hospitality and multifamily hi-rise mixed-use complex, or an office building, or a luxury villa; three central considerations underline our practice. First, how people can best interact with build environment; Next, how the project can maximize return on the investment and last, how the project will enhance the overall community.

SWA driving force is to exceed client's expectation in quality, value and reliability while providing outstanding design that exceeds customer satisfaction


Structural Department

The scope of works covers from the design concept stages and preparation of the construction drawings for site execution. During this process value engineering study for the project will be implemented for the preliminary structural cost of the project. Attend site coordination meeting and do site inspection as required.

  • Structural System Concept for the Project
  • Structural Design Criteria and Specification
  • Structural Value Engineering
  • Structural Design Analysis
  • Structural Construction Drawings
  • Project Cost Estimate
  • Site inspection and attend coordination meeting.

Electrical Department

Electrical Engineers provide a range of engineering and management services to construction development. Most of our Electrical Engineers are Grade "A", highly qualified trades team and an experienced in detailed design and construction management, well positioned to continue and provides client with full suite of engineering services.


Mechanical Department

Southwest, Mechanical department is a highly technical engineering team, dealing with designing and supervising of HVAC, plumbing and fire fighting systems. Our engineering team has high skills and experience in building systems engineering technology.

Technical excellence and state of the art of technology can be providing to produce a total and grand solution. These should be apply in rapid changing industry, our team services offer clients the diversity and flexibility they need today's complex projects.

Our engineering team keeps professional handling of project essential for the success.


Document Control Department

SWA Document Control Department procedures cover all formal documentation, Transmittals, Faxes, emails, etc.. for incoming and outgoing. All the project correspondences shall pass through the Document Control Department where it will be registered, get reference number and filed in both hard and soft copies, then distributed to the concerned department.

Documents related to project at the design stage, once completed and delivered to the client all related design reports, design drawings and tender documents are filed for future reference in both hard and soft copies for the required period as per the professional service agreement 1984 (PSA). Projects closing documents after construction completion and submittal to the owner, copies of which shall be reviewed, sorted and filed as organizational assets to be used in the future.


QA/QC Department

Design coordination by checking the drawings of all departments; architectural/structural/electrical/mechanical (plumbing-drainage-HVAC) & interior design drawings; to issue the drawings for construction to the site. Coordination of all site queries, shop drawings from (sub-)contractors and requests from the site engineers for projects under construction.

Coordination between SWA and sub-consultants for interior design, lighting design, kitchen design and landscape design.

Follow up the approvals from governmental authorities concerning the changes on request of the client/contractor for projects under construction. Coordination of the preliminary works and participation on exhibitions; Libya Build 2009-6th International Building & Construction Exhibition, May 09


QS & Tendering Department

DURING PRE-CONTRACT QS SERVICES for the client:

This department prepares particular conditions of contract and sub-contract, Instruction to renderers and forms of tender as stated in table 6 section 10, clause 6.3 of PSA(professional Service Agreement) of Qatar 1984 edition. In this department we see to it that entire works is included in the bill of quantities, including MEP, structural, architectural building works. These shall be prepared in accordance with the standard method of measurements. Submit a complete set of detail drawings, specs, and tender documents. Assist the client in listing bidders and replying to bid bulletins. Provide details of the experience, resources and commitments of prospective bidders. Assist the client to obtain clarification and to consider alternative proposed by tenderers. Convert the tender documents into priced contract documents by incorporating any alterations made by circular letter and by incorporating any accepted qualifications and alternatives and any changes arising from the negotiations.

POST CONTRACT QS SERVICES:

This department advises the client matters regarding the requirements and interpretation of the contract. Visit the site and examine the works from time to time and keep records as necessary for reference regarding prices to be agreed and regarding claims. Take particulars and submit a monthly statement to the client. Assist the client in preparation of circulars and variation orders.


Supervision and Project Management Department

Generally, site supervision shall follow the professional service agreement 1984 (PSA) for general and site supervision; unless, otherwise indicated by the agreement between South West Architecture and the client.

The outsourced partners include:

  • Sener Ingenieria Sistemas S.A.
  • Burt Hill
  • HENN ARCHITEKTEN
  • Architectes Dubosc & Associes (Green Building)

SENER INGENIERA Y SISTEMAS, S.A. started in Spain 1956 and has earned a solid reputation in the field of technology and wide experience in both domestic and international markets. Sener an engineering group stands for efficient technological solutions and new developing concepts for engineering, achieving new initiatives in industry and business in which it participates as promoter, investor and manager.

BURT HILL originated in America, is an expert in international design providing award winning innovation and exceptional services across a broad range of markets. In addition to the traditional architectural and engineering consultancy services, they are unique among design firms in that they facilitate integrated project design and development management solutions. This unique skill set enables Burt Hill to effectively create a synergy between all partners, thereby capitalizing on each member's expertise, resources and capabilities.

HENN ARCHITEKEN has been established in Germany 1979. The company has completed projects in Germany, Europe and overseas. Though differing from one another in terms of content, each of these projects are characterized by a high degree of complexity. Their international organization is based on integrated planning teams operating on an interdisciplinary basis. Their success on the recent projects is built on extensive experience of innovation in the analysis and development of communication and architecture.

DUBOSC & PARTNERS ARCHITECTURE is specialized in the field of research and development of green architecture in France with outstanding ecological and sustainable facility for more than 35 years. It has participated in numerous international competitions in Asia, in Italy and in the Middle East being awarded with international prizes and winnings such as (recent awards) Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) the USA (2006), Prize-winner of CQED Cost, Quality, Reliability, and Delays, awarded by the Ministry of the social cohesion and the Housing (2006) and Prize of the most beautiful building of Every city, organized by the magazine (review).

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