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Diamond Plaza Multi-storey Building.

Diamond Plaza Multi-storey Building. Diamond Plaza building is a 17-story Mixed-use building in Parklands, Nairobi, with malls, restaurants, and offices. During its construction, there was a change of design proposal by the client. The design change entailed an additional five floors on top of the original building. Somers Engineering was engaged to re-design and retrofit …

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Post-Tensioned Bridge, Nakivubo Channel Kampala.

After the completion of construction on a commercial building in Kampala Central business district, there was a need to provide vehicular access to the building from the city centre, across the Nakivubo channel. Therefore, to address this need, a bridge was designed to span over the 13-meter-wide drainage channel. Somers Engineering was appointed to design, …

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Post Tensioning on Holy Family Basilica – Parking Silo, Nairobi

Post tensioning is a method of prestressing concrete which employs use of high strength steel tendons, that are stressed after concrete placement. Post tensioning allows for the reduction in quantity of reinforcement, longer spans with fewer supports and thinner structural members, thereby reducing material quantities. Holy Family Basilica project is a 4-level basement parking silo …

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