Homeground for Qatar’s Lekhwiya Club and training site for 2022 teams
Construction has begun on the 19,529 sq metre Lekhwiya Sports Complex — a mixed-use sports venue in Qatar, designed by international architecture firm, Perkins Eastman.
Working with project partners Al Khayyat Contracting & Trading EST and the Private Engineering Office of the Emir, the design was completed in collaboration with ECG, Pieper Sports Facility Consulting, and Site Concepts International.
The stadium will be used as the homeground for Qatar’s premier football team, Lekhwiya Club, and will also be used a training site and homebase for teams participating in the 2022 World Cup.
The complex is described by Perkins Eastman as an “identifiable icon for the home club”.
A description from the firm, continues: “The complex was designed to meet the business and operational goals of a world-class sports and entertainment complex and contributes to the architectural vitality of Qatar’s largest city and its growing reputation as the region’s sports capital.”