KCCO/KCMC Expansion – Building project description and statistics

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Building Type: Three story structurally reinforced concrete with masonry infill

Roof Type: Metal hip roof on trusses

Finishes: Plaster finish on concrete walls and ceiling; tile in restrooms and reception

areas; 2.5cm terrazzo floor and wainscot on First floor; all other floors are appropriately finished concrete (smooth finish, trowel finish, sealed, stained).

Mechanical system: Due to the mild climate of the location ( Moshi, Tanzania) heating and cooling systems are not necessary. Circulating fans are located throughout. The operating theaters are equipped with air conditioning so that a dust free environment can be maintained. Water storage tanks are located above the second floor stairwells, for security of the water supply. A solar hot water heater, located on the roof, will provide hot water for building uses.

Construction area of project: 2400 square meters 25,700 square feet
Total cost per architect’s estimate: TZ shillings 890,875,000. US dollars $800,000.
Average cost per square meter: TZ shillings 371,200. US dollars $321.000
Average cost per square foot:   US dollars $ 32.
Enclosed building (floor area) 1,800 square meters 19,350 square feet
Verandah, stairs, walks, ramp: 600 square meters 6,455 square feet
Enclosed courtyard: 1,460 square meters 15,700 square feet
     
Ground floor area: 516 square meters 5,547 square feet
Lecture theater one: 220 square meters 2,400 square feet
Lecture theater two: 75 square meters 806 square feet
M Med study room: 75 square meters 806 square feet
Resource center and storeroom: 114 square meters 1,226 square feet
Restrooms and reception: 52 square meters 560 square feet

Computer access points: 32

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First floor area: 645 square meters 6,934 square feet
Operating theater 1&2 and recovery: 84 square meters 903 square feet
Operating theater 3 (5 tables): 120 square meters 1,290 square feet
CSD: 36 square meters 387 square feet
Injection: 36 square meters 387 square feet
Staff lounge and changing room: 72 square meters 774 Square feet
Flash sterilization: 42 square meters 451 square feet
Storerooms: 30 square meters 322 square feet
Private care room: 24 square meters 258 square feet
Office: 36 square meters 387 square feet
Waiting area: 54 square meters 580 square feet
Restrooms, janitor closet: 36 square meters 387 square feet

Computer access points: 11

Second floor area: 645 square meters 6,934 square feet
Reception: 36 square meters 387 square feet
Teaching space one: 270 square meters 2,900 square feet
Teaching space two: 180 square meters 1,935 square feet
Office space three: 120 square meters 1,290 square feet
Restrooms, janitor closet: 24 square meters 258 square feet

Computer access points to be determined

* Based upon 18/10/05 estimate from Triple A Architects. Area calculations are approximate only, as they are based ruled measurements from 1:200 preliminary drawings.