Minister of Municipality and Environment H E Abdulla bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie inaugurated today the Crescent Park in Lusail. The park is spread out on an area of 275,000 square meters and is inspired by the desert environment and sand dunes.
The new park features a unique design and has many different facilities including playgrounds and water games. The park has waterways, bicycle and pedestrian tracks and shaded areas along the corridors inspired by authentic Islamic forms that reflect the shadows in an artistic way, as well as public squares, seating area, forest and children’s play areas.
Sports facilities include a large football field, two acrylic basketball courts, two beach volleyball courts, three acrylic tennis courts and other facilities.
The park has two large restaurants, 530 parking spaces, easy access to all garden facilities, and direct access to Lu-sail’s tram system, providing easy access to the park directly from all areas of the city.
The minister said that one of the ministry’s main objectives is to protect the environment and its natural balance through comprehensive and sustainable development for the benefit of future generations. “The city of Lusail, which we are proud of as a model for sustainable cities, adds this new park to the city’s facilities and services,” he said.
He appreciated the role of Qatari Diar in the development of excellent infrastructure and facilities in Lusail including buildings, parks, green areas and others, which is in line with Qatar National Vision 2030.
The garden is built with an emphasis on sustainability using recycled water to irrigate green areas. In harmony with the design, a lighted irrigation system will provide a unique way to enjoy nature.
Chief Executive Officer of Qatari Diar Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah said that the opening of the Crescent Park adds to Lusail city a new milestone that enriches the lives of both the residents and visitors, praising the continued achievements and development work in the city.
With a total area of 38 square kilometres, when works completed, the city will host about 450,000 residents and visitors. The city features many facilities and services such as beaches, islands, vast spaces for recreation, parks, and area for sports activities.
Qatari Diar Real Estate Company was established in 2005 by the Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of Qatar. The company’s flagship project, Lusail City, was launched in December 2005 and quickly went on to gain tremendous praise for its innovative approach to real estate.
As of January 2018, Qatari Diar has a shared capital of $8 billion, with 60 investment projects under development or held in 24 countries around the world, combining a value of over $35 billion.