In just six months, the 2022 FIFA World Cup will kick off in Qatar, the first time the tournament will be held in the Middle East and Qatar is building eight impressive mega-stadiums to host the massive tournament. Other hats made in the Middle East are made from shipping containers and have been compared to designs featuring women’s private parts. Eight venues have drawn fans to the most controversial World Cup ever. Participation in the Cup is a logical relief, Qatar being the home side so far. With less than 3 million people and the smallest country to ever host a World Cup, the tournament’s legacy will have to be carefully managed if you include the total costs, not just building new stadiums and renovating existing ones. Also with this year’s World Cup being the most expensive of all infrastructure expenditures, Qatar has racked up astronomical spending. The 2006 World Cup in Germany cost only $4.3 billion compared to around $220 billion, but it should be taken into account that the new stadium in Qatar only cost between 7 and 10 billion. The bulk of the dollar spending is infrastructure-related spending that is part of the broader Qatar 2030 plan.
Unique Features of the Stadiums
All stadiums are located within a 21-mile radius of central Doha and will be connected by metro and tram systems, allowing each stadium to accommodate the high summer temperatures for fans who attend on the same day. Want to participate. It will be possible to watch the game. All stadiums are eco-friendly and temperature-controlled, equipped with solar-powered cooling technology to maintain temperatures at 27°C. Tournament organizers have promised to build the stadium with modular elements, which would be a permanent solution. Will be reset after the tournament to provide a legacy. Just one stadium away from Qatar’s borders, the soccer team will be called home for the World Cup, another stadium will be completely demolished, while the other six venues will have half the seats and developing countries. It will be yours. Hosting of sports will be allowed. There will be an opportunity for improvement. be provided. Permission will be sent. The initiative will see 22 new infrastructure stadiums built in emerging economies, which will now be seen. Oser looks at eight stadiums and their unique designs.
Number one Lusail Stadium
The Shelby Stadium for the tournament which will host the opening match and the final as well as other major matches is Lucille Stadium. The stadium was designed by Foster & Partners and can seat 80,000 fans, the highest capacity of any stadium. Its design is inspired by the phantom lantern, with its distinctive patterns of light and shadow and echoes of the intricate decorative motifs on vines and other vessels, a gold mine of arts and crafts in the Arab and Islamic world during this period. , , is characterized by, this year, it opened far behind schedule and is 10 miles away from the center of Doha. At the end of the tournament, most of the seats will be removed and donated to developing countries as Luzon’s new city will become a soccer stadium. Found in the stadium. After 2022, the stadium will no longer be needed.
Number 2 Al Bayt Stadium
AL Bayt Stadium, one of the largest stadiums, will host the semi-finals of the competition, which will feature nine matches and the opening ceremony and the opening match between hosts Qatar and Ecuador. This stadium is the second tallest stadium in the world. With a seating capacity of 60 000 spectators, the amphitheater is designed to represent Arab hospitality, with a traditional Arab tent-like structure, the Bait al-Shar. There will also be a retractable roof to keep the heat out even in the top 30°C in November. Located 27 miles from the city center, it is the furthest stadium from Doha, but fans who don’t want to go can, plus you can stay in a five-star hotel. And experience the luxury amenities at its shopping centers that will be opened on site.
Number Three Al Janoub Stadium
The Al Janoub Stadium’s futuristic design is inspired by traditional ships sold to the country of Qatar and is a nod to the coastal city’s maritime heritage, with a retractable roof and an advanced cooling system that cools the ground while hosting events. Cools down. Ensures keeping warm. It was designed by the world-renowned British-Iraqi architect Zahid to function all year round, even in the scorching heat of the summer months. The interesting thing about this stadium is that before Hadith’s design was released and viral commentators suggested that the stadium resembled a woman’s private room. Al Janoub Stadium was the first of the World Cup stadiums to be completed in the summer of May 2019 and has a capacity of forty thousand.
Number Four Stadium 974
In the first World Cup, the stadium is built from 974 shipping containers and other modular steel elements, echoing the industrial history of the nearby port and the stadium can be easily repurposed from upcycled materials. Can be destroyed, can be destroyed. Clever modular design meant that fewer common building materials were required than conventional stadium developments, helping to keep construction costs down. The stadium was designed by Fenwick Urban Architects.
Number Five Education City Stadium
Inside the Qatar Foundation, the stadium, just outside the center of Doha, is world-renowned for hosting six matches leading up to the quarter-finals. After the World Cup, Education City Stadium will be the home ground of the national women’s team. Diamond-shaped and designed to glow during the day and glow at night, dubbed the Diamond in the Desert, the stadium’s facade features triangles that form an intricate diamond-like geometric pattern that resembles the sun. . . Let’s follow Color Together’s momentum. seems to change. Like a diamond in the sky, the stadium’s design represents quality, stability and resilience and will be treasured by the nation for both its memories and future value.
Number Six Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium
The stadium has also been renamed and will host seven matches until the quarter-final stage, initially called AL Rayan Stadium and aims to reflect Qatari culture with the face of the country of Qatar. The ground is surrounded by desert thanks to its history of wildlife trees, so the hospitality area and merchandise stalls outside the ground will take the form of sand dunes in Al Rayyan, the stadium largely built from the old ground. is connected. . Construction materials were used in the construction of Ahmed Banali Stadium.
Number 7 Al Thumama Stadium
The Al Thumama Stadium is inspired by the graphics of the traditional knitted hat worn by men in the Middle East and can easily be seen in photos of the stadium, in which Garfield is a prominent part of the region’s traditional dress, a symbol of dignity. Is. is a symbol. And Azadi is the first World Cup venue designed by Qatari architect Ibrahim Al Zaida with a capacity of 40,000. After the tournament, the stadium will host a total of eight matches during the World Cup. The remaining 20,000-seat arena will be used for football and other sporting events, with a sports clinic as well as a boutique hotel occupying the upper part of the stadium to make the stadium a hub with community facilities. A number of retail and commercial units across a range of sports will also be built to make the arena a bustling hub of exercise and activity.
Number Eight Khalifa International Stadium
It was one of the only stadiums in Qatar to open before the World Cup, initially built in 1976. It also hosted the Amir Cup final in front of 40,000 fans in May last year. This is the National Stadium. There is a stadium. Country. It opened in 2005 and was extensively renovated to host the World Cup. The stadium was renovated and expanded to serve as the venue for the 2006 Asian Games, Golf Cup, AFC Asian Cup and IAF World Cup hosted by Qatar. The 2019 Athletics Championship stadium’s wide arch and partially covered stand is the centerpiece of the Spire Zone, a sports complex that includes the Spire Academy for Sporting Excellence and several other sports venues connected by walkways from the stadium. The 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum celebrates how the venue values its past as it builds towards an exciting future.
Controversies and Criticism
Like other mega construction projects, these stadium projects also faced criticism and controversies. The World Cup in Qatar has come under international criticism not only for its high cost but also for human rights violations involving thousands of workers. Injured for being dangerous. Due to these allegations, many countries are debating the working conditions during the construction of the stadium, whether to watch the World Cup or not. But decided to broadcast the games publicly. Stadium Implications Now that the tournament is a few days away and Qatar is set to host the Games, the decision to host the Games in Qatar is unlikely to change. What do you think of these stadium plans.
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