Project Overview

The Qatargas Dome is a 42m diameter dome structure built to mark the launch of Qatargas’s supply of gas to the UK. The structure hosted a presentation to an audience which included HRH Prince Andrew and HH Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Emir

ES Global’s Role – ES Global was contracted to manage the design, fabrication, installation and project management of the Qatargas Dome

Project Title – Qatargas Dome
Client – WRG Creative Communication Ltd
Designer – WRG/ES Global
Engineers – Momentum
Location – Ras Laffan, Qatar
Project Duration – 6 months
Project Completion – April, 2009
External Footprint Area – 44m diameter circle
External Deck Area – 42m diameter circle
Build Period – 2 weeks
Dismantling Period – 1 week
Construction – ES Global LT roof trusses, connected to a top ring and a ring beam ballasted with water. 16 fabric pneumatic panels cover the structure with 4 doorways