Qatar National Convention Centre

Architect:
Yamasaki Architects, Troy, Michigan/USA

Planning time:
2006 – 2009

Construction time:
2008 – 2010

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
facade engineering (detail design)

Client:
Qatar Petroleum, Doha/Qatar

Photographer:
Fatih Küçükçolak, Istanbul/Turkey

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 meter. The facade is 250 m long and 20 meter high, with 15 meter returns on the east and west side. The other façade types are steel mullion/transom facade with silicone joints.

 

 

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