The design of Al Thumama stadium was selected by the international jury of MIPIM/Architectural Review Future Project Awards as the winner in the Sport and Stadiums category.
With a focus on water and energy efficiency, and a commitment to maintaining architectural and cultural heritage, Al Thumama Stadium will represent Qatar’s history, while embracing the state-of-the-art practices to ensure it will be arena of the future.
The design for Al Thumama Stadium was entrusted to Arab Engineering Bureau and its GCEO and Chief Architect Ibrahim Jaidah back in 2015. Concept is derived from a traditional head piece worn by men across the Middle East locally referred to as gahfiya.
World Architecture Forum (WAF) Awards committee has short-listed Al Rayyan Mixed-use for Future Projects Commercial and Mixed use 2017 WAF Award.