Wipro Awards Detailed Design Services Contracts to Jacobs

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today it received contracts from Wipro Limited to provide detailed design services for campuses at Gopanpally (Hyderabad), Bhubaneshwar and Kolkata in India.

For the Hyderabad and Bhubaneshwar contracts, Jacobs is providing detailed engineering design for the construction of Information Technology - Special Economic Zone (IT SEZ) facilities at each campus. The scope includes structural, heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), electrical, plumbing, fire-fighting, integrated building management system (IBMS) and LEED certification. The built-up area (BUA) for the two facilities totals 1.95 million square feet.

For the Kolkata facility, a 13-level building with BUA of 0.218 million square feet, Jacobs is providing full HVAC design and interior fit-out design for electrical, fire-fighting, plumbing, IBMS and LEED certification. All three facilities will be designed for LEED Platinum certification.

In making the announcement Jacobs Senior Vice President & General Manager, India & Asia Vinayak Pai stated, “We are delighted to be expanding our strong relationship with Wipro to include the provision of building design services for projects in India. We look forward to leveraging our global experience and local knowledge on these significant projects as Wipro extends its investment in this region.”

Wipro Limited Senior Vice President & Global Operations Head Hariprasad Hegde added, “Wipro is at the forefront of innovative and sustainable design of such facilities. As such we partner with international experts in areas such as building physics and structural engineering. In Jacobs we have the ability to tap into the expertise that they have around the world, and apply this to IT campus design.”

Jacobs’ role is being led by its Buildings and Infrastructure line of business.

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services.

Source: http://www.jacobs.com/

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