Yamasaki Architects, Troy, Michigan/USA
2006 — 2009
2008 — 2010
Services by Werner Sobek
Facade engineering (detail design)
Qatar Petroleum, Doha/Qatar
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.