Al Khor - sports complex

Name of Project:
Al Khor - Sports complex


Country:
Qatar

Client:
Governmental foundation Aspire Zone

Type of contract:
Design & Build

Total value:
€ 770 million (716 million for construction and over 53 million for Operation and Maintenance)

Start of works:
September 2015

Expected duration:
36 months (31 August 2018)

The project is focused on the design and construction of the Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor, Qatar, a city about 50 km North of the capital Doha.

The contract is worth 770 million euro, of which 716 million for construction and over 53 million for Operation and Maintenance. 

The stadium will be able to accommodate 70,000 spectators, with an area of 200 thousand square meters; an auxiliary building for security and administrative part of the system, and the center that will house the electromechanical and distribution will also be constructed.

The project has highly innovative technical and engineering aspects: in particular, the solutions adopted to provide ideal climatic conditions both for the players and for the spectators in an environment with high temperatures and extreme temperature changes.​ It is an example of sustainable project developed thanks to modern construction techniques and the use of environmentally friendly and low energy impact advanced materials.

The Stadium will meet international standards and FIFA’s planning and regulatory standards.

The works will be realized in joint venture with Galfar and Cimolai.

Technological Innovation: The stadium will offer an air conditioning system capable of regulating the temperature for both the spectators and the players so events can be scheduled year round despite the extreme climatic conditions.

In addition,  the coordination of the various disciplines involved will be realised through modern technology such as BIM in order to ensure the project’s organised development.

The project adopts the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS), the f¬irst integrated system for assessing the sustainability of Middle East construction activities, covering both environmental and social issues along the entire life cycle of each project.

MAIN TACHNICAL DATA:
Stadium capacity: 70,000 spectators
Stadium area: 200.000 m²
Site area: approx. 1,000,000 m2
Total concrete volume: approx. 283,919.4 m3
Total steel for reinforced concrete: approx. 39,113.1 tonnes
Total steel for covering: approx. 17,447 tonnes
Total area, Glass/PTFE membrane: approx. 105,030 m2
Total area, PVC/PES membrane: approx. 70,430 m2
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