During the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, several host stadiums will be reconfigured after the games and repurposed for a variety of uses. The venues will feature futuristic designs that blend modern and historical elements. There will also be some environmentally friendly features. The stadiums are expected to be built from modular elements that can be dismantled and reused for a variety of uses. There will also be temperature control mechanisms to help shield players from searing heat.
The stadiums are being designed to reflect the local culture and traditions of the region. The Al Janoub Stadium will be the southernmost stadium in the tournament. It will feature a retractable roof to help combat the hot climate. The interior space will feature a special HVAC system and will be home to Al Wakrah SC, the club that will represent Qatar during the tournament. The stadium has a capacity of 40,000 seats.
Another venue in the Doha area, the Al Thumama Stadium is located near the western highway to Doha. Its exterior design is stunning and features a brilliant white color. Its interior space is expected to feature sports facilities such as volleyball and handball. It will also have a boutique hotel on the upper level. It will be a unique stadium in the world because it is made from shipping containers.
The Khalifa International Stadium is one of the oldest stadiums in Qatar. It was built in 1976. It has hosted a variety of major sporting events, including the AFC Asian Cup, the Arabian Gulf Cup, and the FIFA Club World Cup. It has also been renovated several times. The stadium has hosted a number of track and field events and is included in the Aspire Zone, a development zone that will include a number of sports facilities. The stadium is surrounded by natural beauty and has air corridors to help transport fans.
The Lusail Iconic Stadium is the biggest stadium in Qatar. It is the venue for the grand final and is located in the Al Daayen section of the city. It will also host the majority of games during the tournament. Its interior space will include a number of amenities such as shops, clinics, and affordable housing. The stadium is also located near a theme park. It will be the first stadium in Qatar to feature a retractable roof. It will also feature a shopping mall and a food court.
Another venue in the Doha area, Al Bayt Stadium is a 60,000-seat stadium that will host three knockout games and one semifinal. It will be reconfigured after the tournament and will be used as a hotel. Its interior space will be designed with a traditional dhow boat theme. The fabric of the stadium will be painted with traditional colors and sadu patterns. It will also feature a special HVAC system and a retractable roof. It will also include an event hall and a shopping mall.
The stadiums in the Doha area will be linked by a metro system. The area will also be home to a number of sports facilities including volleyball, running, and swimming. The stadium will also feature a health and wellness facility and a conference center. The area will also have an upgraded road system that will allow fans to easily get to the stadium.