Al Qurm Visitor Centre
Al Qurm Visitor Centre is located in Kalba city, a coastal region of the Gulf of Oman. It consists of 9 precast pods of varying sizes that house exhibition areas, aquariums, a gift shop, a café as well as administrative buildings. The pods are clad in white color precast concrete panels.
e.construct completed the structural design of precast pods, raft foundation and an interstitial space linking the pods, a large aviary and 2 G+1 buildings. A geotechnical investigation and survey of the existing ground conditions was also performed. During construction, site technical support was offered.
The visitor center includes a 650 m² aviary, that encloses several different species of birds for the visitors to view. More than 2 km in walking trails allow visitors to explore the wider site & provide a means of accessing the external aviaries, gazelle feeding station, 360 viewing platform, mangrove suspension bridge and bird hides.