Amman, Jordan

Middle East Insurance Company "MEICO"

The Middle East Insurance Company Building is one of Jordan’s newest high profile properties and is situated on Zahran Street No. 14 in one of the most desirable and sought after commercial areas in the capital. Cutting edge design, superior quality, and an eye to the environment are only some of the key elements that make this property all-encompassing vis-à-vis the demanding needs for both high-end infrastructure and value-added services.

Description

This LEED certified building that was developed using strategies that achieve the very highest performance in: human and environmental health, sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality. The complex is therefore environmentally responsible and resource efficient, and was designed to curtail a negative overall impact on human health and nature.

Project info

Construction phase
New construction
Building type
Non-residential building
Detailed building type
Office
Net floor area
26500 m2
Land plot size
3044 m2
Stories
14 stories
Construction type
Concrete
Original construction year of the building
2013
Project contact
Eng. Iskandar Qubein
Contact email address
iskandarqubein@hotmail.com

Project team

Developer(s)/owner(s)
Middle East Insurance Company
Architect(s)
Faris Bagaeen Architects Engineers
Construction contractor(s)
Mutah Contracting Company

Building Rating and Certifications systems

Rating and certifications systems
LEED

Building Envelope

Roof

Roof type
Flat roof

Openings and windows

Glazing type
Double glazed

Technical Building Systems

Space cooling system

Primary space cooling system
Centralised multi-split system│Consisting of one outdoor unit (e.g. located on the rooftop) supplying several indoor units
Manufacturer(s) / products
DAIKIN

Space heating system

Primary Space heating system
Air-conditioning system (reversible for heating; air-air heat pump)
Manufacturer(s) / products
DAIKIN

Water heater system

Primary water heater system
Solar Thermal collector on the roof

Lighting system

Primary lighting system
LED (Light emitting diode lamps)