Kuwait University Colleges of Social Sciences & Legislative Sciences
Shuwaikh Area, Kuwait As a design consultant to KEO International Consultants (KEO), Mr. Gebhart designed a new state of the art teaching facility within the existing historic College of Arts perimeter buildings on the Kuwait University Shuwaikh Campus. The new Infill Concept, a 48,000 square meter facility, contains the Colleges of Social Sciences and Social Work, Political Sciences, Psychology, and Library and Information Sciences. The program of spaces provides the 2,394 students and 73 academic staff with research spaces, classrooms, seminar and breakout spaces, auditorium, faculty/student offices, student/faculty dining rooms, and a kitchen. Mr. Gebhart conceived of the design as a totally modern high-tech facility set within the regional context, using materials which fit in and complement the existing built environment. The complex is located at the crossroads on main north-south, east-west axes of the campus.