Shopping Malls

Karachi (2002-2005)

Dolmen Mall Clifton

On Karachi’s vibrant coastline in Clifton stands Dolmen Mall, a retail magic hub housing over a hundred outlets and boasting the highest footfall in the country. The 390,000 sft Mall is one of the largest in the country. It is fully air-conditioned by 5 X 1500 TR absorption chillers; a 100% backup generation; smoke extraction; fully sprinklered; and a state-of-the-art BMS System.

Lahore (2013-2017)

Emporium Mall

Adjacent to Lahore’s Expo Center, this colossal project covering 2.7 million sft, was designed by the British architectural firm of Aedas, with complete MEP + fire designed by FND. The project, owned by Nishat Group, comprises of a large mall, banquet halls and a 160 room 5-star hotel. Some features include 3600 tons of air-conditioning, DOAS systems with heat recovery, and an economizer system based on 100% fresh air for use in pleasant seasons. The 9 MW power demand of the project uses aluminum cables generating capex savings of Rs. 50 million. The project boasts 24 lifts, including 6 firemen lifts, 26 escalators, and 4 travellators. A 100% electrical backup power plant, with 7 life safety gensets, ensures uninterrupted power. Fire & Life Safety Strategy based on BS-9999 and a Smoke Evacuation System seamlessly integrated into the Building Management System.

Lahore (2014-2018)

Packages Mall

This project, belonging to the renowned Packages Group, was designed by the British architectural firm of AEDAS, with complete MEP + fire designed by FND. The project, which is exclusively a shopping mall, covers 1.2 million sft. With 2800 tons of air conditioning and a 7 MW demand load, the project is powered by aluminum cables, showcasing FND’s commitment to pioneering solutions. Vertical mobility is achieved by 12 lifts, 10 escalators, and 2 travellators. The external area, approximately 1 million sft, dedicated to parking and service transport, is engineered to harvest storm water & ground-water recharging. This project is a testament to FND’s commitment to innovation, efficiency, and holistic engineering excellence.

Dolmen Mall, Tariq Road

Year 1994-2001
Client Dolmen Group
Genre Mall
Location Karachi
Area 450,000 sft
Floors Basement + GF + 5 floors
Scope HVAC
Features 300+ retails

Omega Mall

Year 2023-2025
Client Soneri Builders & Developers
Genre Mall
Location Karachi
Area 1,500,000 sft
Floors GF + 4 floors
Scope MEP + Fire
Features 5000 TR AC load
7.5 MW electrical load

Building Center

Year 2009-2015
Client International Brands (Pvt) Ltd.
Genre Mall
Location Karachi
Area 350,000 sft
Floors Basement + GF + 4 floors
Scope HVAC
Features 100+ retails
Open false ceiling design
Pre-Insulated ducts in lieu of GI ducts
300 TR air-conditioning

Dolmen Mall, Lahore

Year 2019-2024
Client DHA Dolmen Lahore
Genre Mall
Location Lahore
Area 2,000,000 sft
Floors Ground + 3 floors
Scope EOR for Mechanical Systems
Features 4800 TR, 11 MW Electrical Load