The eight stadiums hosting Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, including a hat-shaped tower and a “diamond in the desert,” are compiled by OKBET before Sunday’s tournament.
Between November 20 and December 18, an international football tournament will occur in eight Doha-area venues. Doha is the capital of Qatar.
In Qatar, new structures designed by British companies such as Zaha Hadid Architects and Foster + Partners can be seen beside the restored national stadium.
The Lusail National Stadium
The biggest Qatar Stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, designed by Foster Partners, has been described as a “golden vessel” based on Islamic bowls and traditional Qatari architecture.
The Lusail Stadium’s golden aluminum and steel triangular facade conceal the stadium’s eighty thousand seats over two levels.
The stadium got its name from the number of shipping containers used to build stairs, kiosks, restrooms, and other features.
This colorful structure, designed by Fenwick-Iribarren Architects and situated near the port of Doha, pays homage to Qatar’s maritime and industrial past.
Alongside a steel structure that can dismounted and reused modularly. It is shown the containers, of which numerous were used for transporting supplies to the location. It will play its first games in the new 40,000-seat stadium on November 30.
Al Janoub Stadium
You can find the AJ Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, situated to the south of the central business district of Doha. This building has the signature curves of its co-architect, Zaha Hadid Architects.
AECOM developed the retractable roof to help keep players and fans comfortable at the 40,000-seat venue, where the primary match will hung on November 22.
Even though its purpose was to replicate the sail of a dhow, a traditional fishing boat that can seen in the city port, some commentators have compared its peculiar form to female genitalia.
Khalifa International Stadium
There is just one extant facility that will repurposed for the 2022 FIFA World Cup: the Qatar National Stadium, located 10 kilometers outside of Doha’s central business district.
The original architect of Khalifa International Stadium, Dar Al-Handasah, recently completed an update to bring the stadium up to the standards set by FIFA, which expanded the capacity to 40,000 seats.
The stadium has in the past used to host the Arabian Gulf Cup and the Asian Games. It scheduled to play host to its first World Cup match on November 21.
Stadium Al Bayt
The tournament’s first game will played on November 20 at a stadium resembling a tent built by Dar Al-Handasah. This multidisciplinary business was previously responsible for constructing the stadium in Al Khor.
The traditional tents used by nomads in the region are where the word “Bayt al sha’ar” comes from, which is how the Al Bayt Stadium got its name. A total of 60,000 seats are available inside, distributed among four distinct stands.
The stadium’s retractable roof, which is built of a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) woven fiberglass membrane, helps the stadium’s cooling systems and gives it its distinctive peak shape.
After the conclusion of the World Cup, the top decks of the stadium will disassembled and sent to other countries to used in the development of sporting facilities in those countries. A hotel with five stars will built where they formerly stood.
Al Thumama Stadium
Qatar architect Ibrahim M. Jaidah was responsible for designing the circular Al Thumama Stadium. In the design process, he inspired by the gahfiya hats that men wear across the Middle East.
The stadium is round in shape and consists of a concrete bowl with 40,000 seating areas for spectators. It is located to the south of Doha. The first game ever played there scheduled on November 21.
The architect asserts that its peculiar form serves a functional purpose by protecting spectators from the sun “like the gahfiya,” a traditional head covering used in Arab countries. It will work as a supplement to an air conditioner that is power by the sun.
Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
This decorative stadium designed by the United Kingdom-based architecture firm Pattern. And engineered by the design and engineering firm Ramboll. It is located on the outskirts of Doha and is intend to serve as a “marking of your leaving and return to or from the desert.”
The stadium named Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium. Distinguished by its ornate metal front reminiscent of the traditional facades called Naqsh that seen in Qatar. It is complement by sizable concession kiosks that situated around the perimeter. And allude to the dunes that located nearby.
The open-air pitch, much like every other venue for the event. Will have artificial conditioning to ensure that the players and the 40,000 spectators are not bother by the heat. The first match at this location scheduled for November 21.
Education City Stadium
The eighth and final venue for Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the Education City Stadium, which has been described as a “jewel in the desert.” The first game scheduled for November 22.
The stadium’s name comes from the diamond-shaped pattern that can seen on the front of the stadium. This pattern is evocative of old Arabic architecture. It is design to reflect bright sunshine and may have illumination throughout the night.
After the Games, the venue will remodeled into a sports center. For the surrounding Education City area. It will accomplished by using the space formerly occupied by the upper deck. Which will convert into classrooms and event halls for the universities in the surrounding area.
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