Al Janoub Stadium

Al Janoub Stadium
ArchitecturalGroundscraper
ArchitectZaha Hadid
Field Size105 m x 68 m
Capacity40,000
SurfaceGrass
AddressAl Wakrah, Qatar
CountryQatar
Construction Started2014
Completed16 May 2019
CostUS $700 million
OwnerQatar Football Association
Websiteunavailable

Al Janoub Stadium is a football stadium in Al-Wakrah, Qatar. The Stadium is designed by Architect Zaha Hadid. Its construction started in 2014 and completed in 2019. The construction cost of Ohio Stadium is US$ 700 million and opened on 16 May 2019. It is owned and Operator by Al Janoub Stadium.

More Facts About Al Janoub Stadium

  • It was designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid together with the firm AECOM.
  • The stadium features a curvilinear postmodernist and neo-futurist design.
  • The appearance of the roof was inspired by the sails of traditional Dhow boats used by pearl divers from the region, weaving through currents of the Persian Gulf.
  • The roof of the stadium is retractable and is made from pleated PTFE fabric and cables, with the roof arches being 230 meters long.
  • The cooling system prevents the stadium’s users from overheating, due to Qatar’s hot and arid climate. It is capable of cooling the spectator areas to 18°C and the field of play to 20°C.
  • The sports complex includes a multipurpose room, with swimming pools and spas and a shopping center with green roofs. The entrance to the stadium will be on a wooded square.
  • The domes is absolutely unique, consisting of six interwoven domes and weight of 7,500 tons.
  • There is a impressive visual of the technical platform hovering under the domes and holding floodlights.
  • There was a huge amount of 460,000 m cube soil was excavated and installation of a 28,000 m cube concrete foundation slab.
Al Janoub Stadium Construction
Al Janoub Stadium Construction

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