Msheireb Downton is the world’s 1st developing national smart grid which has transformed the city’s urban core, creating a vibrant live-work-play community in the heart of Qatar’s capital city. The old commercial district was given a new facelift with a modern contemporary design yet maintaining the traditional Qatari heritage and architecture.
Msheireb includes a large public plaza and 12 mixed-use buildings, featuring hotels, apartments, offices, healthcare facilities, stores, restaurants and cafes.
Msheireb Downtown is built based on green infrastructure by implementing sustainable strategies for optimizing microclimatic effects, enhancing thermal comfort, maximizing water and energy efficiency, encouraging waste management and reducing carbon emissions.
The tram covers a closed-loop circuit with a 2.12-kilometer track and each tram has 33 seats with onboard CCTV and WiFi. There are currently three trams going around 9 stops, with a tram arriving every 6 minutes.
The four revived historic heritage houses in the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha comprising of Bin Jelmood House, Mohammed Bin Jassim House, Company House, and Radwani House. These four houses offer a unique insight into Qatar’s history.
Also known as Jumaa Mosque/Al Jouma Mosque is the first LEED Gold certified standalone mosque in the world. It was also awarded the Abdullatif Al Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture in 2017.
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