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Qatar National Convention Centre – Doha, Qatar

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Building: Qatar National Convention Centre
Location: Doha, Qatar
Address: Ar-Rayyan, Qatar
Architect: Arata Isozaki
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Completed 2011

AEInterests: Uses skylights as a source for natural light, 32% more efficient compared to similarly designed buildings, 12.5% of the building’s energy needs are fulfilled with 3,500m² of photovoltaic panels, uses water conservation, tuned mass dampers for vibration-control hardware, certified LEED Gold, received Best Conserving Building Award in the Hospitality sector at the Qatar Tarsheed Awards in 2015 [a]
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Written by jengonsal

December 4, 2017 at 1:05 pm

Posted in Built

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