The architect working on the Qatar stadiums for the World Cup 2022 said their interior design would reflect local culture.
Axel Bienhaus, partner and shareholder, AS&P GbR, told Middle East Architect the firm was designing eight out of the 12 stadiums for the World Cup, and hoped to land the contract for doing the interior design as well.
“These will be iconic stadiums. For one of them, we chose the sea shell design because it reflects on the country,” said Bienhaus.
“From the outer appearance to the interior design, we are trying to capture a local reference,” he added.
He said his clients want a high standard of quality in the interior as well, and while that is challenging, it means strict quality regulations and opportunities for innovation.
“The interior design will reflect the high quality attitude of our clients, and that’s what makes it really fun for us to work on these projects,” added Bienhaus.