Ruler of Dubai approves world's first fully air conditioned stadium

by Kim Megson | 10 May 2016

The world’s first fully air conditioned stadium has been given the go ahead by the ruler of Dubai, with architecture studio Perkins + Will working on the design of the project.

Dubai Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved the initial design of the 60,000 capacity Mohammed bin Rashid Stadium after reviewing the project last week.

The ground will cost AED3bn (US$817m €717m, £565m) to construct and will comply with FIFA standards. It will be built in the Al Aweer area of Dubai.

Multi-national planning advisory firm Dar Al Handasah has been selected as a consultant for the project, which will also include a training hall, a sports museum and conference halls.

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The world’s first fully air conditioned stadium has been given the go ahead by the ruler of Dubai, with architecture studio Perkins + Will working on the design of the project. Dubai Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved the initial design of the 60,000 capacity Mohammed bin Rashid Stadium after reviewing the project last week. The ground will cost AED3bn (US$817m €717m, £565m) to construct and
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Dubai Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved the initial design of the 60,000 capacity Mohammed bin Rashid Stadium / Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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