Topic: Qatar 2022

Stadium Supremo

Even at the age of 77, Professor Albert Speer is not thinking about giving up his passion. The founder of Albert Speer and Partners (AS&P) was in Doha to give the keynote speech at the Construction Week Qatar conference: Building Towards 2022. Despite … More

Electric Qatar

Duncan Parker, principal at Woods Bagot, shares his thoughts on the Middle East’s latest hotspot. What is special about Qatar as a destination? Right now the special aspect of visiting Qatar is the feeling of energy in the place. I am a business … More

Floating stadium proposed for World Cup

A team from Germany believes it has created the most sustainable solution for the Qatar 2022 World Cup – a floating 65,000-seater stadium that can be transported to another offshore location after the event. Countries that host a major sporting competition are often … More

Qatar in unique situation says Aedas director

The construction boom in Qatar is creating unique challenges and the state is calling for international partners, according to the Qatar director of Aedas. Speaking to Middle East Architect, Peter DeVido said: “The majority of Qatari clients are looking for partners, to take … More

Qatar stadia could be ready well before World Cup

Albert Speer and Partner (AS&P), the German architecture firm behind eight of Qatar’s twelve stadia for the 2022 World Cup, has revealed that the venues could be ready several years before the event. Speaking to Middle East Architect, Axel Bienhaus, partner at AS&P, … More