Qatar national convention center
Qatar National Convention Center QNCC
built for Doha 2002 by Yamasaki Architects
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.
The modern architecture 3100 car parking structure is linked to the QNCC with an air-conditioned 300 Meter tunnel with travelator 2008 by WS Atkins
Architect Cesar Pelli's Sidra Medical Research Center here photographed under construction in 2010
Both examples, the sida tree and the egg challenged the structural engineers and construction teams of this modern architecture here in Doah.