Environmentally Constructive Venue
Qatar is set to host 24th edition of the world men’s handball championship next year. The tournament will be held from 15th January to 1st February 2015. And make Qatar the 2nd country in the Middle East to have hosted the event after Egypt in 1999.
The games of the tournament will be played in Doha. Three venues are being constructed for the tournament and one of which is the Qatar Handball Association Complex.
The complex, with a total built-up area of approx. 40,000 square meters, will include an Arena with a planned capacity of 5,500 seats. It is being constructed on a 30,000 square meters land area of soft Landscaping, water feature, parking spaces and paved walkways.
A master plan of the complex includes 2 training halls; 60-bedroom players’ accommodation, restaurant and lounges; QHA administration and media offices; presidential and exclusive lounges; medical centre; gymnasium; and swimming pool and grandstands. The project has been designed as a sustainable ‘Green’ building and is being executed by two primary agencies: IGH (Architectural and Interior) and WSP Middle East (Structural, MEP and Geotechnical Engineering) constructed by Redco Construction Almana.