Al Wakrah Stadium will have a gross tournament capacity of 45,000 during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, reduced to 20,000 in legacy by the removal of modular top tiers. The Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee has appointed KEO as the Project Manager and AECOM as the Design Consultant for the project.
Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General for the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee, said:
This is an important step for us as we deliver on our innovative hosting concept. We are looking forward to working with our partners on Al Wakrah Stadium to construct an amazing sporting facility that both serves the local community and integrates with Al Wakrah’s fabric. We are delighted with the sustainable legacy that this stadium, as well as forthcoming ones, will leave behind for Qatar and the world.”
In the coming months, we will also bring on-board a project manager and design consultant for Al Rayyan Stadium.
CH2M HILL, the Programme Management Consultant for the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee, will supervise both KEO and AECOM to ensure the successful delivery of the Al Wakrah Stadium and Precinct in line with the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee’s Vision, Mission and Strategic Goals.
AECOM in association with Zaha Hadid Architects will work collaboratively with the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee, CH2M HILL and KEO throughout the design and delivery process to ensure compliance with all required design standards and sustainability requirements, as well as all the local and international codes relevant to the project.
AECOM will ensure the integration of cooling technology systems with climate control objectives and requirements for renewable energy production.