Ministry of Finance

Doha, Qatar

Our firm was commissioned by the Private Engineering Office and Ministry of Interior to design the new Traffic Patrol Headquarters in Qatar on a landmark ‘point’ location at Khalifa Street, in Doha.

This significant project comprises of the main building, which houses 6 departments; Administration, Safety and Planning, Traffic Violation, Car Registration, Driving License and a Learning Center; and additional two buildings for investigation and license plates.

The architectural language of Traffic and Patrol Headquarters is based on the local traditional vernacular with interpretation of a big mass of single volume building, which has helped raise the traditional architectural image of Qatar. This government building which serves for public sector use, reflects the traditional architecture however incorporates cutting edge technology. It provides a timeless and sophisticated address to a new government project, supporting the city’s continuing growth and international reputation.

Client: Ministry of Finance

Location: Doha, Qatar

Scope: Survey, Rehabilitation and Restoration

Status: Completed (2008)