Al-Zawraa Sport Complex
- Client: Ministry of Sports and Youth Iraq, Engineering Department.
- Project location: Baghdad-Iraq
- Design start date: 2012 Mar
- Construction start date: 2016 Feb
Boland Payeh company
Project status up to now:
With the goal of expanding youth activities and interests and also to expand the infrastructure of sport in the republic of Iraq by ministr y of youth and sport (MOYS), the decision was made on the establishment of a sport league complex in the city of Bagdad. Therefore, the American Hill international Inc. held a tender competition on behalf of MOYS. Bolandpayeh attended and competitively enabled to won the tender between many international EPC contractors. The project star ted on 2011 in Bagdad. The working included as well as the 12500 seats league stadium, design and execution of the gates leading to the stadium, a 7000 sq. meters of multipurpose sport hall, and a 3600 sq. meters of guest house. TTBP accepted responsibility of engineering and arranged a group of well experienced Iranian architects and engineers to follow the highest international standards like 2012 IBC code. Zawra main stadium has a total area of 26,000 sq. meters and is designed in 3 levels which includes administrational spaces. Zawra multi-purpose sport hall is designed in 3 levels. This sport hall consists of an entrance lobby, swimming pool, gym and recreational and administrational spaces. The exterior continuous Façade has been designed in modernist way which covers all buildings in the complex and forms a unique shape. According the Bagdad’s dusty climate, architecture team has considered glazed materials with minimum horizontal openings. Currently, the design process was totally completed and construction process is underway. The project physical progress is almost 40%. Due tp lack of safety and security problems and according to time schedule update results, the final estimated deadline for the project completion and operation date is by late 2018.