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South Korean firm wins Qatar 2022 design contract

by Fatima De La Cerna on Apr 25, 2017


The Fifth Precinct Stadium will be built in Qatar's Al Thumama neighbourhood [image: Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy].
The Fifth Precinct Stadium will be built in Qatar's Al Thumama neighbourhood [image: Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy].

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Heerim Architects and Planners Co, a firm headquartered in Seoul, has been awarded the design and engineering services contract for the Fifth Precinct Stadium in Al Thumama, Qatar.

The South Korean firm released the information via a stock exchange statement, saying that it has signed a contract worth $16.2m (KRW18.38bn), according to Zawya

Quoting the statement filed by the firm with the Korea Exchange, Zawya reported that the contract was awarded by the joint venture (JV) formed by Qatar’s AlJaber Engineering (JEC) and Turkey’s Tekfen Construction.

The JV company is the main contractor for the 40,000-seat stadium, which has a 2020 target completion date and will serve as a venue for FIFA World Cup matches up to the quarter-final stage.



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