David Dexter Associates were employed to undertake façade and roof consultancy works for the retail complex in its entirety inclusive of the elaborate cinema complex. Structural engineering services were also provided for the ETFE roof and the supporting steel structures under the employment of the ETFE subcontractor Vector Foiltec. DDA were re-commissioned following the successful delivery of the Phase 3 ETFE roof and support system.
Phase 4B is the penultimate stage in a 5 Phase 'The Avenues' development. The site covers a total of 425,000m² offering the pinnacle in retail, commercial, leisure, shopping and entertainment facilities. Phase's 4 and 4B are mixed use developments which are focused on the vision of creating a major urban district to function as a new city center.
*Images courtesy of Gensler UK, PACE