Web Exclusive | July 2014
Qatar preps for FIFA 2022
Qatar is already preparing for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, they already unveiled the design of a new 60,000-seater stadium in Al Khor. The venue and surrounding precinct will be known as Al Bayt, Al Khor City. Designed by the renowned Dar Al Handasah, the modular stadium’s design theme will focus around black and white tents traditionally used by nomadic people in Qatar. This innovative structure will include retail space, restaurants and new landscaped paths. A detachable upper tier will downsize the capacity of the stadium to 32,000 seats, the remaining seats will be donated to other countries following the World Cup.