QNCC QATAR NATIONAL CONVENTION CENTER DOHA SIDA TREE DESIGN

Qatar National Convention Centre QNCC in Doha
Qatar National Convention Center QNCC in Doha 2002 by Yamasaki Architects  |  BacK  |  HomE  |  MorE

Architect Arato Isozaki's Sida Tree design


The Qatar National Convention Centre is based on architect Arato Isozaki's idea of a sida tree design. Like the nearby ovoid lecture hall in Education City
another contemporary take on organic architecture.
Both examples challenged the structural engineers
and construction teams of this modern architecture.

Ovoid lecture halls



Parking Structure
An air-conditioned tunnel, travelator equiped, linking the 3200 car park with the QNCC convention center

Architect Cesar Pelli's Sidra Medical Research Center here photographed under construction in 2010
Sidra Medical Research Center