Entrant: Astad Engineering and Project Management Company

Project owner: Qatar Olympic Committee

EPC contractor: Aktor

Consultant: James Cubitt and Partners

Architect: James Cubitt and Partners

Project management company: Astad Engineering and Project Management Company

Description: Al-Saad Multipurpose Hall is a five-storey building with a basement level housing a parking garage as well as a chiller yard, major electrical substations and storage facilities. The building’s footprint is 16,000 square metres (sq m) with an overall built-up area of 45,000 sq m. The ground floor includes a playing field in addition to six changing rooms and two warm-up halls. Levels 1 and 3 are dedicated to general spectators, while the second floor is purely for VIPs. The fourth and fifth levels house mechanical, electrical and plumbing plant rooms, and offer access to the roof. The exterior has been developed with sidewalks, trees and lights.