Doha Convention Center Tower

Jahn, Chicago/USA

Planning time:
2006 – 2008

Construction time:
not specified

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
structural engineering of loadbearing structure (with Magnusson Klemencic Associates), facades and special structures

Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, Doha/Qatar

The Doha Convention Centre and Tower will bring a breathtaking aspect to the Doha skyline. Projected to cost $1.2 billion, architect Jahn, have produced a design which is both innovative and inspirational. The tower will soar approximately 105 storeys into the sky and offer panoramic city views and over the blue water from its prestigious central location on the Corniche. It will be home to a hotel with 300 guest rooms, 80 serviced apartments, and 300 residential apartments. The Convention Centre, adjacent to the tower, will provide 100,000 sq m of convention space and is destined to become an important regional and international exhibition location.