Acciona Cultural Engineering (ACE) has successfully completed the museography, fit-out and mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works for the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum, the world’s largest museum dedicated to Olympics and sports, in co-ordination with local joint venture partner UCC.
ACE, a specialist in the design and implementation of projects for museums, expo pavilions, exhibitions, events and interiors, is a unit of leading Spanish infrastructure major Acciona.
Spread over a 19,000-sq-m area, the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum is located next to the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, one of the key venues that will host the 2022 Fifa World Cup in November this year. It will boast facilities such as a café, restaurant, auditorium, meeting rooms and library as well as a gift shop, a members lounge and eight galleries covering almost 9,000 sq m of exhibition space.
In all, 95 companies and more than 700 people from 23 nationalities were involved in delivering the museum, with the ACE&UCC-JV in charge of coordinating and integrating all the specialist subcontractors.
ACE said its joint venture was responsible for co-ordinating with a global team of specialists, all working together to deliver the most innovative and technologically advanced museum dedicated to sports.
These works include the partial design, development and implementation of the museum as a whole including the museography exhibitions, the complete technical development of the fit-out and the MEP of the project, it added.