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Qatar Education City Convention Center

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Doha, Qatar

The convention center building is part of the Qatar Education City complex located in Doha, Qatar. The south side of the building is a combination of a steel structure (Sidra Tree with roof) and a transparent facade with alternating 800 mm and 180 mm glass fins every 2 meter. The facade is 250 m long and 20 meter high, with 15 meter returns on the east and west side. The other façade types are steel mullion/transom facade with silicone joints.

Yamasaki Architects, Troy, Michigan/USA

Planning time
2006 - 2009

Construction time
2005 - 2010

Services rendered by Werner Sobek
facade planning (detail design)

Construction budget
10,500,000 €

Qatar Petroleum, Doha/Qatar

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