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Qatar World Cup 2022 final stadium to transform into Theatre District
The announcement by Qatar's 2022 Supreme Committee that the China Railway Construction Corp has secured the contract to build Doha’s Lusail Stadium has been accompanied by a long-term plan to transform the venue into the Arabian Gulf's first theatre district.
The state-owned Chinese construction enterprise will operate as part of a joint venture with Qatari contractor HBK Contracting to build the 80,000-seater Lusail Stadium (pictured) that will host the opening and final matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
British architectural firm Foster + Partners completed the schematic design of the 80,000-seater stadium earlier this year.
However, a statement by Qatar's 2022 Supreme Committee advised of post tournament development plans for the stadium area to be redeveloped as a ‘theatre district’.
Supreme Committee Secretary General Hassan Al Thawadi advised “we are delighted to award the main contract for Lusail Stadium to HBK and CRCC as a joint venture.
“The awarding of this contract represents another important project milestone. Lusail Stadium will be the centre-piece of our tournament in 2022, and post tournament will become an integral part of the community in Lusail City in the legacy phase.”
All eight stadiums currently under construction across Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and will, according to the Supreme Committee, feature the much anticipated innovative cooling technology.
Site construction at the Lusail Stadium began in 2014, with TIME Qatar as the project managers.
Lusail City, is located 20 kilometresnorth of Qatar's capital Doha.
The venue, like all Qatar 2022 stadiums, is scheduled for completion by 2020.
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