Resorts World Sentosa (RWS)

  • Aug 1, 2012
Sentosa, Singapore, , Singapore
Architect: DP Architect
Contractor: Sembawang Construction
Structural engineer: Aecom (former Maunsell)
Products Used: Everdure Caltite, 3CC
Type: Commercial, Residential, Marine, Pools & Tanks
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Resorts World Sentosa is an integrated resort on the island of Sentosa, off the southern coast of Singapore. The key attractions include one of Singapore’s two casinos, a Universal Studios theme park and Marine Life Park, which includes the world’s largest oceanarium. The S$6.59 billion (US$4.93 billion) resort is developed by Genting Singapore, listed on the SGX. The resort occupies over 49 hectares (121 acres) of land. Among all attractions, there are also six hotels with six unique themes. They are Crockfords Tower, Hotel Michael, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Festive Hotel, Equartius Hotel and Beach Villas. Altogether they offer 1,800 rooms. The whole project sub-divided into 8 Contracts: 1. The basement slab and wall. 2. Entrance gateway and bridges. 3. The Crockford Tower and Hotel Michael – MC01. 4. The Festival Hotel – MC02. 5. The Hard Rock Hotel – MC03. 6. The Universal Studio – MC04. 7. The Marine Life Park – MC05. 8. The Equartius Hotel, Oceanarium and Beach Villas – MC06. Design constraints 1. A fast track project which construction time is limited. 2. Built on reclaimed land and not enough working / storage space on site for Contractors in each phase. 3. Design includes the only ‘suspended type’ Lagoon of Universal Studio in the World which is over a huge carpark. Watertightness is utmost important. 4. Watertightness to all theme parks 5. The huge oceanarium to house dolphins as well as a vast variety of valuable marine creatures. Watertightness cannot be compromised. Solutions • With such huge site but short construction period, Cementaid integral waterproofing system to the huge basement is an ideal choice. • Cementaid integral waterproofing systems are used in all water retaining structures to ensure watertightness. On top of that, even if leakage arises, it shall be localized and rectified in short time.