The Baraya Center was designed by RTKL and developed by Barwa Al Doha. The aim was to set a new standard for approaches to sustainable development in Qatar. The project provides 33,000 square meters of office, retail, hospitality and entertainment space which will create a more pedestrian-friendly, sustainable area in the old part of Doha City. Barwa Al Doha Mixed Use Development Project (Baraya) is designed on two plots with a total area of 61,303 square meters, located in Doha Al Jadeeda. It is close to the sea and situated at the intersection of two main roads: the ring road, Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Thani Street and the radial artery, Al Muntazah.
The development consists of an enclosed shopping mall of 76,000 square meters on three levels, including a supermarket, food court, cinemas and family entertainment areas. Office space of 30,000 square meters is provided in a 26 storey tower as well as 20,000 square meter of fully furnished, serviced apartments (104 units) arranged on ten floors. A 12 floor, four star hotel consisting of 264 rooms, a function room of 750 square meters, and a 3,000 square meter spa is located above the apartments. The complex contains a Mosque (500 square meters) for 300 worshippers and parking facilities for 4,250 vehicles in three basements and an adjacent 7 storey building.