FIFA World Cup 2022 They also start again from the future and from the future constructions of Qatar. The only stadium not built specifically for the upcoming sporting event November 20, 2022 and the Khalifa International Stadiumwhich has some special characteristics, both in terms of aesthetics and functionality.
Where is Shell Stadium located?
This sports facility Recalls the serendipitous form It officially reopened on 2017 After some restyling, it is in the complex Doha Sports City Househome to sports facilities, sports medicine, research and training centers.
It is a multi-purpose sports center with an adjacent shopping center in the heart of the capital of the Amir State: Doha.
Khalifa stadium design
Business opened in 1976and this is the reason for it stadium in Qatar It is considered a rare museum piece, located in a relatively small town, founded in 1825 Basim fads It was rebuilt at the end of the nineteenth century Near the city is Al Wajba Castle.
In the seventies of the twentieth century, the stadium, DrDesigned by Arup Sport, dj, Cox Richardson Architects and PlannersIt was somewhat futuristic due to its rounded shapes and the vertical urban context that appeared around Al-Azizia West Neighborhood.
Basically, the playing field is one tensile structure cable With a ceiling height of 120 metres.
Between 2003 and 2005, a new mesh roof was placed over the west stand. The eastern stand is crossed by an arch that supports the lighting systems.
Two swimming pools were then added below the South Stand and parking for 150 vehicles.
On the occasion of the 2022 World Cup, out of necessity, the capacity to accommodate spectators in the stands had to be reduced. caliph It’s not that big As it sounds: it can accommodate no more than 48,000 spectators.
But the “crust” hides under the lawn no less than 10,000 square meters of commercial space and another 10,000 of spaces for VIPs and guests. In addition to the tower, next to the stadium is the Qatar Olympic Museum next to the stadium, which is connected by a pedestrian bridge.
Khalifa International It is the first stadium in the world to be awarded four stars by the Global Sustainability Rating System (Jesas). The managers of the renovation project launched to reopen in 2017 have adopted practices sustainability At the forefront of design, construction and implementation to reduce the environmental footprint of the stadium.
How to get to Khalifa Stadium
Located in the area Aspire Zonenear Village mallthe stadium is only 20 minutes fromHamad International Airport. The plant can be accessed in several ways:
- car or taxi
- Gold Line Metro (stop at Sports City) – It intersects Doha with 3 lines and 37 stations
What to see in Qatar and how much vacation costs
vacation in Qatar It cost around 450€ for a cheap 7 day stay. In addition to the young capital, an unexpected legacy of museums, architectural works and historical sites hides among the arid sand dunes and coast of the Persian Gulf.
From the Museum of Islamic Art to the Al Zubarah Fort Tower. Not only skyscrapers, but also castles, excursions in the desert, experiences and organized packages.
Where to see the world cup
there opinion He bought the television rights. All matches will be available on Rai1, Rai2 and Rai Sport. The live broadcast will be handled by Rainews.it and RaiPlay. Not only matches, but also features: Il Circolo dei Mondiali will be broadcast every evening with Alessandra De Stefano, Sara Simeoni and Jury Chechi. On Radio1 Rai, every evening, from Monday to Friday, the Torcida Mundial will be broadcast.
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