Qatar National Convention Centre

The Qatar National Convention Centre is part of the Qatar Education City complex located in Doha, Qatar. The south side of the building is a combination of a steel structure (Sidra Tree with roof) and a transparent facade with alternating 800 mm and 180 mm glass fins every 2 m. The facade is 250 m long and 20 m high, with 15 m returns on the east and west side. The other façade types are steel mullion/transom facade with silicone joints.

 

Architecture
Yamasaki Architects, Troy, Michigan/USA

Planning time
2006 − 2009

Construction time
2008 − 2010

Services by Werner Sobek
Facade engineering (detail design)

GFA
76,000 m²

Client
Qatar Petroleum, Doha/Qatar

Photography
Fatih Küçükçolak, Istanbul/Turkey

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