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Duhail Handball Sports Hall

A sustainable home for handball in the Middle East

The Duhail Handball Sports Hall was built for the 2015 Men’s Handball World Championship. The 5,500-capacity facility includes an indoor stadium, two practice courts and back-of-house facilities suitable for hosting international sports events. It also houses 60-bedroom player accommodation and a 25m, four-lane swimming pool with grandstands.

We provided structural and building services design, transport integrated systems (TIS) and fire & life safety services to the project.

Our aim was to provide an efficient system that would be simple to build and meet the client’s need for a very fast construction programme with rigid deadlines. We also sought to maximize the building’s sustainable credentials, designing an efficient heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system to reduce the arena’s cooling and energy requirements.

The venue is the headquarters of the Qatar Handball Association and home ground for Qatar’s national handball teams.

Client REDCO Construction Almana
Architect IGH
Location Doha,Quatar
Capacity 5,500
Home of Qatar’s National Handball Teams
Our services Structural, building services, TIS, fire & life safety
Project status Completed in 2014