12 March 2007
Al Manshar, the second phase of Madinat Al Fahaheel, a project developed by Tamdeen Real Estate (Tamdeen RE) and managed by its subsidiary Tamdeen Shopping Center Development Company (Tamdeen SCD), has been granted an “Award of Excellence” by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) during their second international conference and annual awards.Tamdeen Real Estate was awarded in 2004 aslo by (ACI) for phase 1 of the Madinat Al Fahaheel Project - Al Kout.
The ceremony took place at the Radisson SAS Hotel on the 12th of March, under the patronage of HE Dr. Ismail Khader Al-Shatti, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs. Founded in 1905, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a nonprofit international organization that promotes improved technology, technical competence, design and construction related to concrete for the benefit of society.
The ACI judging panel rewarded the renovated Al Manshar Tower and Complex for its architectural design which infuses contemporary retail architecture with Kuwait’s rich cultural heritage and traditional souqs. The decision also rewards Tamdeen RE’s use of high-tech concrete technology to strengthen and support Al Manshar’s existing structures.
Al Manshar shopping center development, which lies adjacent to the Fahaheel waterfront Development Project - Al Kout, offers a wide selection of facilities, services and entertainment outlets. The shopping center provides its visitors with the opportunity to experience a fusion of modern and traditional shops allowing them to indulge in the ultimate shopping experience.
“We are sincerely proud to see that Al Manshar has won an award before it even started fully operating. In fact we are proud of all of Tamdeen’s achievements; this is the second award we have won this year and the future is looking bright and promising,” said Faisal Al-Midlej, the General Manager at Tamdeen RE. “We would like to thank the American Concrete Institute for their recognition and acknowledgment and would also like to thank the Jordanian architectural consultant, Dar Al Omran, who was represented by Mr. Wael Al-Masri, the principle design architect who worked on this project.”
Tamdeen is the leading real estate company in Kuwait, responsible for delivering exceptional developments which have changed the landscape of Kuwait over the years. Interweaving the country’s heritage and culture with state of the art architecture has provided Tamdeen with a formula for creating unforgettable experiences and landmark projects.