Preliminary structural design.
Preliminary structural design activities for the “Marriot Hotel” at Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos – Nigeria. The hotel is on the north side of Victoria Island, along the route linking Lekki Phase 1 compound with Lagos Island. The Hotel is in front of the Lagos lagoon, near another tourist area called the “Civic Centre”. The Hotel will be built in ordinary reinforced concrete. The Hotel will be composed as following: one floor below ground level, a ground floor level, eight floors above the ground floor level (mezzanine floors included) plus a flat roof. Deep foundations consisting of large diameter piles will be built. Each floor of the hotel will be composed of ordinary reinforced concrete slabs. Pillars will also be built using ordinary reinforced concrete.