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03/11/2013 08:44 am ET Updated May 11, 2013

OMA Chosen to Masterplan Airport City for HIA Airport in Qatar

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OMA Chosen To Masterplan Airport City For Hia Airport In Qatar /Image © OMA

OMA has been announced as master-planners for 'Airport City,' a new 10 sqkm development where 200,000 people will live and work, connecting the new Hamad International Airport with the city. Located adjacent to Doha -- the capital of Qatar, the masterplan will consist of a series of four circular districts along a spine parallel to the HIA runways -- intended to create a strong visual identity and districts with unique identities. Phase one of the 30-year masterplan will link air-side and land-side developments for business, logistics, retail, hotels, and residences -- which will aim to be complete in time for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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Image © OMA

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Detail of phase 3B aviation campus/Image © OMA

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