City of Play, Doha

Status:      Competition Winner - Ongoing Research Project  

Location:  Doha, Qatar  

Client:      Qatar Foundation


In 2016 we were invited by the British Council to take part in an international charette investigating Doha's urban realm and creating solutions that would make its unique urban landscape accessible to all. Our submission ‘City of Play’ won the Unlimited Doha Design Prize. We built on the status of Qatar as home of the 2022 World Cup by developing a proposal for linking pedestrian spaces throughout the city and uniting the current fragmented urban realm. This created a series of spaces in which children could play safely in the City of Play.

Along with our multinational team of architects and designers, we have deliverered elements of the winning design within the city.