Sharq Crossing-Doha Bay crossing
Work on the $5bn Sharq Crossing project, previously known as……
Work on the $5bn Sharq Crossing project, previously known as the Doha Bay crossing and expressway project, is advancing with the US-based Fluor Corporation winning the contract.
The company has been awarded a $185m contract with Qatar Public Works Authority (Ashghal) to provide project management and construction supervision services for the Sharq Crossing.
Public interest in the project was revived after a YouTube video went viral that showed three bridges connecting different parts of the country. Sharq Crossing is Qatar’s ambitious development plan ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Qatar Bahrain Causeway
The Qatar Bahrain Causeway (also referred to as the Qatar……
The Qatar Bahrain Causeway (also referred to as the Qatar Bahrain Friendship Bridge) is an often announced, often delayed planned causeway between the two Arab states of Qatar and Bahrain. It was announced on the 13th of December 2008 that construction would start in early 2009, and would cost approximately US$2.3 billion to complete.
Umm Slal Stadium
Umm Slal Stadium, located in the vicinity of one of……
Umm Slal Stadium, located in the vicinity of one of Qatar’s most historically important forts, will have 45,120 seats. The design is a modern interpretation of traditional Arab forts, like the one in nearby Umm Slal Mohammed. After the FIFA World Cup, seating capacity will be reduced to 25,500. The stadium will be used by Umm Slal F.C.
Al Khor Stadium
Al-Khor is a brand new 45,330-capacity stadium with a stunning……
Al-Khor is a brand new 45,330-capacity stadium with a stunning seashell motif and a flexible roof. The permanent lower tier seats 25,500 and the modular upper tier seats 19,830. The stadium offers spectators a stunning view of the Arabian Gulf from their seats and will be located in a sports and recreation zone.
The Amphibious 1000
Plans are afoot to build a semi-submerged extravagant resort project……
Plans are afoot to build a semi-submerged extravagant resort project on the Qatar Coast, that will cost a massive $500 million.
The Amphibious 1000, which will be built in the middle of a marine reserve, is designed by the Italian firm Giancarlo Zema Design Group.
Urjuan project is an integrated high end city that will……
Urjuan project is an integrated high end city that will be developed by BARWA Group at Al Khor City. It will cover an area of 5.5 million square meters. The estimated construction cost is USD 35 billion on completion.
The 5.5mn square meter integrated city development, located along the Al Khor Corniche, will have the capability to accommodate about 63,000 residents. The Phase one of the constructions will commence early next year, and the actual construction will begin in February 2009 and will be complete by 2013.
Al Rayyan Stadium
The existing Al-Rayyan Stadium with a seating capacity of 21,282……
The existing Al-Rayyan Stadium with a seating capacity of 21,282 will be expanded to 44,740 seats using modular elements to form an upper tier. The stadium is designed with a special “media membrane” facade that acts as a screen for projecting news, updates and current matches. The stadium will be downsized to its current capacity after the tournament.
Al Shamal Stadium
Al Shamal stadium will have a capacity of 45,120, with……
Al Shamal stadium will have a capacity of 45,120, with a permanent lower tier of 25,500 seats and a modular upper tier of 19,620 seats. The stadiums shape is derived from the “dhow” fishing boat used in the Gulf. Spectators are expected to arrive from the Doha Expressway, water taxis, the Bahrain-Qatar Friendship Bridge and the new metrorail.
Al Wakrah Stadium
Al-Wakrah is one of Qatar’s oldest cities, with a long……
Al-Wakrah is one of Qatar’s oldest cities, with a long history of commercial fishing and pearl diving. Al-Wakrah stadium, with a capacity of 45,120, takes its cues from the sea that has played such an important role in the city’s history. After the FIFA World Cup, the stadium’s capacity will be reduced to 25,500 seats.
Doha Metro Project
Doha metro is an 85-KM railway network in Qatar. The……
Doha metro is an 85-KM railway network in Qatar. The railway will include an east coast link, a high-speed link, a freight link and a light rail system. The railway will serve suburb of Doha and developments such as Lusail, Education city and West Bay.
Entertainment City Qatar
This project shall be built at Lusail City covering 180,000……
This project shall be built at Lusail City covering 180,000 square meters allotted to entertainment activities. The city shall include Aqua Park, Game Parks, Theater, Hotels, Residential Area and Snow Dome.
Qatar Entertainment City is the first of its kind in the region, fully integrated family destination which has been master planned with people in mind to deliver a ‘Live, Work, Play’ lifestyle.
Barwa Commercial Avenue
Barwa Commercial Avenue is an 8km long development of road,……
Barwa Commercial Avenue is an 8km long development of road, as well as a mixed development of buildings consisting of commercial complexes, showrooms and residential units.
Scheduled to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2012, Mercury Middle East will handle the full MEP scope for Work Area 5 of the Commercial Avenue project.
Al Gharafa Stadium
The existing 21,175 capacity Al-Gharafa stadium will be expanded to……
The existing 21,175 capacity Al-Gharafa stadium will be expanded to 44,740 seats using modular elements forming an upper tier. The facade will be made up of ribbons representing the nations that qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and will symbolize football and the mutual friendship, tolerance and respect that the tournament represents. The stadium will be downscaled to its existing capacity after the tournament ends.
Education City Stadium
Education City Stadium takes the form of a jagged diamond,……
Education City Stadium takes the form of a jagged diamond, glittering by day and glowing by night. The 45,350-seat stadium will be located in the midst of several university campuses at Education City, easily accessible for fans both in Qatar and in neighbouring Bahrain, which will be only 51 minutes away from the stadium by high-speed rail. Following the FIFA World Cup, the stadium will retain 25,000 seats for use by university athletic teams.
Doha Port Stadium
Doha Port Stadium is a proposed football stadium which will……
Doha Port Stadium is a proposed football stadium which will be built in Doha, Qatar in time for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The new Doha Port Stadium will be a completely modular stadium with 44,950 seats. The stadium, which will sit on an artificial peninsula in the Gulf, is designed to evoke its marine setting. Water from the Gulf will run over its outer facade, aiding in the cooling process and adding to its visual allure. Fans will have the option of arriving on a water taxi or ferry. After the FIFA World Cup, the whole stadium will be disassembled and the seats sent to developing countries to further their football development.
Khalifa International Stadium
Redesigned for Qatar’s successful hosting of the 2006 Asian Games,……
Redesigned for Qatar’s successful hosting of the 2006 Asian Games, Khalifa International Stadium’s current capacity of 50,000 will be expanded to 68,030 for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™. The stadium, which includes sweeping arcs and partially covered stands, is the centerpiece of Aspire Zone, a sports complex that includes the Aspire Academy for Sports Excellence, ASPETAR Sports Medicine Hospital and many other sporting venues.
Lusail is a new coastal city under construction north of……
Lusail is a new coastal city under construction north of Doha and will cover 35km². The project will contain 18 different districts and will include a lagoon with two marinas, 25,000 residential units, high and low-rise buildings, commercial districts and mixed-use areas, retail areas, two golf courses, 22 schools, and a hospital.
Lusail Iconic Stadium
The new Lusail Iconic Stadium, with a capacity of 86,250,……
The new Lusail Iconic Stadium, with a capacity of 86,250, will host the opening and final matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Located in Lusail City, the stadium takes its inspiration from the sail of a traditional show boat and is surrounded by water. After the FIFA World Cup, the stadium will be used to host other spectacular sporting and cultural events.
Lusail Iconic Stadium is a proposed football stadium which will be built in Lusail, Qatar in time for the final of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Hilton Doha Residence Qatar
Hilton Hotels Corporation has scheduled to open the Hilton Doha……
The new-build residence will feature approximately 288 well-appointed studios, one, two and three-bedroom apartments. On-site facilities will include a restaurant, health club, outdoor swimming pool and car park.
With an estimated GDP income per capita of US$85,867 per annum, Qatar is the richest country in the world. The booming finance, insurance, real estate and business service sectors, in addition to a mammoth oil and gas industry, has resulted in Qatar rapidly becoming a key business and MICE destination with the aim to welcome 1.5 million visitors by next year.
Twin Towers in West Bay
Located in Doha’s West Bay district, the Twin Towers are……
Located in Doha’s West Bay district, the Twin Towers are a mixed used development that will be divided into a hotel and an office block.
Both towers consist of 46 floors that sit on a podium and have four basement levels that are dedicated to car parking.