Capabilities

With years of collective industry experience, Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium has gathered a great deal of know-how, enabling the company to develop a vast range of customised façade systems that add value to the clients' needs.

Over the years, the company has executed a number of complex designs including long-span canopies, 3D free-form structures, triangle-shaped façades, twisted structures and several other non-standard and customised façades.

Plant & Equipment

Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium has fully equipped production facilities of over 20,000 square metres in Dubai and 2,000 square metres in KSA. The facilities are complete with assembly lines and world-class machinery primarily from Germany, Italy and Holland, some of which are exclusive to Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium in the UAE.

  1. Robotic welding machine
  2. 3D plasma cutting machine
  3. Water jet cutting machine
  4. CNC cutting machine
  5. Double-head cutting machine
  6. Folding machine
Plant & Equipment

Plant & Equipment

Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium has fully equipped production facilities of over 20,000 square metres in Dubai and 2,000 square metres in KSA. The facilities are complete with assembly lines and world-class machinery primarily from Germany, Italy and Holland, some of which are exclusive to Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium in the UAE.

  1. Robotic welding machine
  2. 3D plasma cutting machine
  3. Water jet cutting machine
  4. CNC cutting machine
  5. Double-head cutting machine
  6. Folding machine
Curtain Walls

Curtain Walls

When it comes to the building geometry, lighting/shading, thermal loads, acoustic and fire rating, Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium draws from 30+ years of experience in the design, manufacture and installation of exceptional curtain wall systems.

  1. Thermally broken and pressure equalized unitized systems
  2. Designed to endure extreme environmental conditions
  3. Fabricated for more efficient and faster installations
  4. Tested in accordance with international standards
Metal Claddings

Metal Claddings

From concept through to installation, Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium has become the preferred choice of clients across the region for innovative, sustainable and cost-effective solutions when it comes to their most advanced projects.

  1. Aluminium composite panels, stainless steel, aluminium sheets
  2. Designed to endure extreme environmental conditions
  3. Fabricated for more efficient and faster installations
  4. Tested in accordance with international standards
Architectural Steel

Architectural Steel

Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium's expertise with architectural steel can be seen in steel structures and façade solutions for numerous complex designs including long-span and free-form structures.

  1. State-of-the-art steel production facility
  2. Latest technology in steel CNC cutting machines
  3. Ability to design architectural steel for the most complex projects
  4. Capacity to produce over 20 tonnes of architectural steel per day
Tension Cables & Rods Systems

Tension Cables & Rods Systems

Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium's stainless steel tension rod systems are ideally suited for the bracing of glass façades and other architectural elements.  

  1. Economic and efficient solutions
  2. Wide range of aesthetic options
  3. Ideal for complex and challenging projects
Point Fixed Glazing

Point Fixed Glazing

Stainless steel point fixed glazing creates a totally transparent glass structure, using stainless steel fittings to connect the system to the building. The system is versatile and offers an extensive range of structural fixing options.

  1. Stainless steel fins
  2. Glass fins
  3. Tension trusses
  4. Tension cables
  5. Structural steelwork
Architectural Elements & Features

Architectural Elements & Features

With the expertise of Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium, the timeless beauty of glass can be matched with a variety of elements to enhance the façade design such as shading fins, screens, mashrabiyas and any type of architectural features.

  1. End-to-end services from concept through to maintenance
  2. Strategic collaborations with architects and specifiers
  3. Supply and installation of architectural elements in any material specified
Glazed Balustrades & Hand Rails

Glazed Balustrades & Hand Rails

Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium offers a wide range of framed and frameless balustrades types and hand rails.

  1. Designed to suit a wide range of styles, environments and applications
  2. Supply and installation of semi-framed and frameless balustrades
  3. Use of high quality glass and other materials
  4. Secure and effective solutions
Balcony Façades

Balcony Façades

Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium has the technical expertise and collective industry experience to design and deliver solutions that meet the most exacting demands of today.

  1. Sliding windows and doors
  2. Casement windows and doors
  3. Manual and automatic doors
  4. Screens and partitions
Façade Lighting

Façade Lighting

Al Ghurair Construction Aluminium has a specialist team of engineers that brings the most complex projects to life though intelligent ideas and attention to detail, making their architectural beauty visible through sophisticated façade lighting.

  1. Contemporary lighting solutions for building façades
  2. End-to-end services from design through to installation
  3. Exceptional illumination without unnecessary light pollution

Completed Projects

Burj Khalifa – UAE

Completed in 2010, Burj Khalifa was a test of our capabilities. The façade consists of a custom design unitised system, which is pressure equalised, thermally broken and incorporates integrated external vertical fins covered with stainless steel.

Given the logistical requirements, technological demands, innovative solutions applied and, not least, the sheer physical and mental strength needed, Burj Khalifa remains a classic case study in the chronicles of construction history.

  1. 380+ engineers and on-site technicians
  2. Record installation rate of 175 panels per day
  3. Façade installation completed in only 18 months
  4. World's highest façade installation at 822 meters

Total Curtain Wall Area: 120,000 m²

Burj Khalifa – UAE

Burj Khalifa – UAE

Completed in 2010, Burj Khalifa was a test of our capabilities. The façade consists of a custom design unitised system, which is pressure equalised, thermally broken and incorporates integrated external vertical fins covered with stainless steel.

Given the logistical requirements, technological demands, innovative solutions applied and, not least, the sheer physical and mental strength needed, Burj Khalifa remains a classic case study in the chronicles of construction history.

  1. 380+ engineers and on-site technicians
  2. Record installation rate of 175 panels per day
  3. Façade installation completed in only 18 months
  4. World's highest façade installation at 822 meters

Total Curtain Wall Area: 120,000 m²

Dubai Opera - UAE

Dubai Opera - UAE

A landmark project at Dubai Downtown, Dubai Opera incorporates a very challenging façade designed and executed by Al Ghurair. It consists of very slim built-up structural steel sections spanning the height of the façade elevation up to 30 meters.

The steel section has been manufactured to minimum tolerance in order to satisfy the project requirements. The glass installed has really high performance and the use of double anti-reflective coatings provide the transparency visualised by the architect.

Total Façade Area: 18,000 m²

Conrad Hotel – UAE

Conrad Hotel – UAE

Standing tall on Sheikh Zayed Road, Conrad Hotel presented challenges such as design and installation of oversized panels with dimensions of 7m height by 2.5m width, clad with 30mm granite stone, resulting in the panels weighing over 1.5 ton.

In addition to the panels, the scope included complete cladding on the link bridge and the standalone car park, as well as cladding of the 18-metre-high dome ceiling with golden aluminium panels that ensure a luxurious welcome for guests.

Total Façade Area: 69,572 m²

Al Ghurair Centre – UAE

Al Ghurair Centre – UAE

The expansion skylights are the striking features of Al Ghurair Centre's revamped look. The North and South dome skylights span 37m and 52m respectively, creating an open space that transmits sunlight to the courts below.

The façade system lays on top of the steel and consists of an aluminium semi-unitised system, pressure equalised, thermally broken and with back-up drainage for waterproofing enhancement.

Total Façade Area: 41,000 m²

Emirates Financial Towers – UAE

Emirates Financial Towers – UAE

Nestled in the heart of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) – Dubai's new financial district – Emirates Financial Towers is modern architecture at its finest. Completed in June 2011, the towers are connected on the 16th floor by a glass skybridge.

Total Façade Area: 65,000 m²

Park Towers – UAE

Park Towers – UAE

One of the most striking pieces of architecture in the heart of DIFC, Park Towers features a façade system with 6,300 triangular panels, each holding a unique identity in terms of dimensions and shape.

In order to achieve a curved geometry, these unique triangular panels were installed in a semi-unitised fashion where the horizontal sub-frame anchored to the structure is pre-installed at the concrete slab edges.

Total Façade Area: 49,898 m²

ITCC Development – KSA

ITCC Development – KSA

Among the most challenging projects in the aluminium portfolio is the Information Technology Communications Complex (ITCC) in Riyadh, KSA – conceptualised as the first "smart city" in the Kingdom.

The façade consists of a unitised curtain wall system with screens suspended from the tower roof by tension rods and catwalks. The façade lighting fixtures transform the building envelop into a big screen where images can be displayed.

Total Façade Area: 212,000 m²

17 Parcels – KSA

17 Parcels – KSA

Another challenging project in Riyadh was 17 Parcels, a series of unique buildings with several unique façade types and hundreds of interfaces.

Central to this iconic project are a few special features such as long-span canopies, large sunshade screens and intricate structural steel frames with highly complex shapes.

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Skywalks – KSA

Skywalks – KSA

The 57 skywalks connect all the buildings in the prestigious King Abdullah Financial District development in Riyadh, providing a sustainable environment to the development, where pedestrians can walk and interact.

Formed by a structural steel frame in a typical module arrangement, the façade system consists of unitised triangular panels with dimensions of 2.5m width by 4.7m length. The focus was site installation and minimising of site works to maintain flow of traffic under the skywalks during construction.

Total Area: 12km

King Faisal Hospital – KSA

King Faisal Hospital – KSA

Nestled in downtown Jeddah, King Faisal Hospital is a tertiary specialist providing quality healthcare. The façade system consisted of a custom-designed unitised curtain wall system with special glasses integrating shading devices in the form of aluminium louvers and honeycomb.

Total Façade Area: 48,000 m²

Current Projects

  • Abu Dhabi Mid-field Terminal Internal Glazing, UAE
  • Bvlgari Hotel & Residence, UAE
  • Dubai Frame, UAE
  • Fountain Views, UAE
  • Address Skyviews, UAE
  • Lilian Tower, UAE
  • Msheireb Downtown Phase 1B, 2 & 3, Qatar