a pioneer in stadium development and mega sporting events – Ras Abu Aboud
using shipping containers, removable seats and other modular ‘building blocks’,
not only will this innovative, 40,000-seat venue have a remarkable design,
but it will be entirely dismantled and repurposed after the 2022 FIFA World Cup
Qatar™. Its parts will be used in other sporting or non-sporting projects,
setting a new standard in sustainability
and introducing bold new ideas in tournament legacy
A legacy for the community
on the shores of the Gulf, looking across to Doha’s dazzling West Bay skyline,
Ras Abu Aboud Stadium will be a spectacular venue for matches up to the quarter-finals
of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™. Following the tournament’s conclusion, the
stadium will be dismantled and make way for a waterfront development for local
people to enjoy.
A legacy for the world
well as providing invaluable infrastructure to sporting projects far and wide,
Ras Abu Aboud Stadium will also give global stadium developers and tournament
planners a fine example to follow.
venue’s temporary nature and clever modular design will mean that fewer
building materials will be required than in traditional stadium building, helping
to keep construction costs down.
with other projects reusing the seats, roof and other components of the arena,
parts of the venue will be utilised for years and even decades to come.
construction costs and ensuring regular future use are the key ingredients in
making a new stadium – and sporting mega events – sustainable.
Abu Aboud Stadium will create an innovative blueprint that many others will