Al Bayt Stadium
2022 World Cup Stadium
Host to the opening game, with matches through to the semi finals, Al Bayt Stadium will play a pivotal role in the FIFA 2022 Football World Cup. The landscape design is based on an abstraction of the Arabian desert with the plaza being located on the high plateau with wadis running off the plateau as waterfalls which form oases and give life to plants. A sadu pattern within the paving creates a local identity which complements the stadium’s indigenous pattern. Our seamless approach to this project integrates the disciplines of landscape, architecture, lighting, irrigation and engineering into a comprehensive and coherent whole. Glasson Huxtable Landscape Architects worked in collaboration with Thom Craig Architects.