Handball Arena, or Handball Association Complex is located in the Duhail area of Doha, Qatar. This multipurpose hall occupies a 30.000 square metres plot within a larger development of sport related buildings. The primary function of this hall is to host indoor sports, in particular the World Handball Championships in 2015. The facility consists of a 5,350 seat indoor stadium, two practice courts with 500 seats and back of house facilities suitable for hosting international sports events. In addition, the facility also house 60 rooms for player accommodation and a 25 metres four-lane swimming pool. Sustainable green technology provides cooling and ventilation throughout the complex.
The scope of work on this project, for which NOVA-LUX was engaged, was Exterior Light Design, including dynamic architectural lighting of the facade, urban and landscape lighting, as well as part of the Interior Light Design.
After opening at the end of 2014, Arena hosted a World Handball Championship in 2015.