Construction Starts for Metinvest Polytechnic University Complex
Ukrainian Metinvest Group has started construction of the university campus of the first non state mining and smelting university Metinvest Polytechnic in Mariupol. The symbol of the project start has become a dummy of the future university main building, which was assembled by the managers of the Group, university, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, and also by the managers of regional and city authorities. The campus will be located in the city centre, on the Mira Avenue, 105 A, behind the Svoboda Square. At present an area of 3.5 hectares is unoccupied. And already in 2022 here will appear all necessary infrastructures for student’s education and comfort life educational building, dormitory, sports centre and a park. For this, the university has obtained the required authorization documents for work commencement. For example the land allotment project has been approved, an agreement on the lease of a plot of land has been signed, a permission for the preparation work performance and a positive conclusion of the project construction expertise have been obtained, and also the documents for building and construction works permission have been submitted.
The design project of the educational building has been developed by the Dutch bureau MASA Architects of Hiroki Matsuura architect.
A 12-floor building with a total area of about 11,000 square meters will house 15 laboratories, a conference room for 400 people, lecture halls, a modern technical library and classrooms for computer science. The building of the university will be built according to modern technologies from Metinvest steel. At the same site will appear a 6-floor dormitory for students with a total area of about 6000 square meters. A block room system is provided by the project, where each block for two or three rooms will have its own kitchen-dining room and a water closet. Training and fitness studios, medical room and laundry room have been also projected. The university campus will have its own sports centre and park, concept of which is now being developed. By the way, they will be opened for all Mariupol citizens.