Friday, March 18, 2016

GEMS Wellington School, Wakrah, Qatar

GEMS Wellington School is a British Curriculum School located in the Al Wukair area in Al Wakrah, Qatar. It is managed by GEMS group and is located next to the American school by the same group: GEMS American Academy

Curriculum: English National Curriculum
Grades: FS1 - Year 6 with plans for up to Year 13
Email: registrar_wsq@gemsedu.com
Telephone: +974 4041 7445
Address: Mian St., Al Wukair, Al Wakrah, PO Box 81071, Al Mashaf, Al Wukair, Al Wakrah, Doha, Qatar

GPS Coordinates: 25.174719, 51.572716 or 25°10'29.0"N 51°34'21.8"E or Google Map

School Website: http://www.gemswellingtonschool-qatar.com/
Social Media:https://www.facebook.com/gemswellingtonschool.qatar/
Started in: 2015

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Doha Metro Lines and Stations on Google Maps

The Doha Metro is a new metro railway network under construction in Doha and nearby cities. The first phase is expected to be completed in the year 2022 just in time for the World Cup Football tournament.

The following map is just an assumed overlay of various Doha Metro lines over Google Map of Doha to give you an indication of the actual position of lines and stations.



Metro Network Lines:

Red Line (Coast Line) - RED:

North-South Line connecting the towns of Al Khor in the north and Mesaieed in the south via Lusail, West Bay, Msheireb and the New Doha International Airport (NDIA).

Stations:
  • Al Khor North
  • Al Khor 
  • Al Khor South East
  • Al Khor Stadium
  • Al Khor South
  • Simaismah
  • Lusail Sports Campus
  • Lusail North
  • Lusail Center
  • Qatar University
  • Lusail Marina/The Pearl
  • Cultural Village
  • Al Wahda
  • West Bay Central
  • West Bay South
  • Al Bidda
  • Al Diwan
  • Msheireb
  • Al Matar/B-Ring
  • Al Matar/C-Ring
  • Al Matar/D-Ring
  • Al Matar/E-Ring
  • NDIA Terminal-2
  • QEZ
  • Barwa Village
  • Al Wakra North
  • Al Wakra Waterfront
  • Al Wakra CC
  • Al Wakra South
  • Mesaieed North
Green Line (Education Line) - GREEN:

The Green Line follows Al Rayyan Road connecting Education City with the Heart of Doha. Furthermore it links to Umm Slal and the Industrial Area South.

Stations:
  • Barzan Tower
  • Umm Slal
  • Khatariat
  • Festival City
  • North Gate
  • Duhail
  • Al Gharafa
  • Al Shamal Rd
  • Khalifa
  • Fereej Kulaib
  • Al Jazira
  • Al Rasheed
  • Doha West International
  • Al Rayyan Stadium
  • Education City
  • Qatar National Library
  • Education City South East
  • Al Rayyan Center
  • Al Rayyan North
  • Education City South 
  • Al Rayyan/Al Qadeem
  • Al Rayyan /Al Messila
  • Al Rayyan /Sports R/A
  • Al Rayyan/C-Ring
  • Al Diwan
  • Msheireb
  • Al Khubaib
  • Najma/C-Ring
  • Najma/D-Ring
  • Fereej Al Ali
  • Abu Hamour St
  • Barwa City
  • Barwa Commercial Avenue
  • Al Muntazah/East Industrial St
  • Industrial Area East
  • Al Muntazah/Al Kassarat St
  • Industrial Area South
Gold Line (Historic Line) - GOLD:

Runs in an East-West direction and connects Airport City North via central Msheireb with Al Waab Street, Al Rayyan South and Salwa Road.

Stations:
  • Airport City North
  • Al Sharq/National Museum
  • Doha Souq
  • Msheireb
  • Al Adhawaa
  • Al Sadd/C-Ring
  • Al Sadd
  • Al Sadd Stadium
  • Al Waab City
  • Sports City
  • Villaggio
  • Doha Zoo
  • Al Rayyan South
  • Muaither
  • Salwa/C-Ring
  • Salwa/D-Ring
  • Salwa/Abu Hamour St
  • Salwa/Whole Sale Market
  • Salwa/Sports City Street
  • Salwa/Al Aziziyah
  • Salwa/Ain Khaled R/A
  • Al Rajaa
  • Industrial Area North
  • Industrial Area North-West
  • Industrial Area South-West
  • Industrial Area South
Blue Line (City Line) - BLUE:

Semi-circular line that connects the residential and commercial areas of West Bay and Airport City North along the main C-Ring Road.

Stations:
  • Doha Tower
  • West Bay Central
  • Qatar Sports Club
  • Wadi Al Sail
  • Medical City
  • Al Rayyan/C-Ring
  • Al Sadd/C-Ring
  • Salwa/C-Ring
  • Al Muntazah/C-Ring
  • Najma/C-Ring
  • Al Matar/C-Ring
  • Airport City North

Phase-1 : Year-2022 Metro Network:


Phase-2 : Year-2026 Metro Network:



Below is a design model of the metro station by UNStudio (More pictures at the source link):


Sources/Courtesy: 
- Google Map (https://maps.google.com)
- Qatar Rail (http://www.qr.com.qa)
- Design Boom/UNStudio (http://www.designboom.com)

Sunday, September 7, 2014

GEMS American Academy, Wakrah, Qatar

GEMS American Academy is an American Curriculum School located in the Al Wukair area in Al Wakrah, Qatar. It is managed by GEMS group and is located next to the British school by the same group: GEMS Wellington School

Curriculum: U.S. curriculum and national standards
Grades: Pre-K to Grade 10
Email: registrar_aaq@gemsedu.com
Telephone: +974 4032 9000
Address: Mian St., Al Wukair, Al Wakrah, PO Box 81071, Al Mashaf, Al Wukair, Al Wakrah, Doha, Qatar

GPS Coordinates: 25.176514, 51.573687 or 25°10'35.5"N 51°34'25.3"E or Google Map

School Website: http://www.gemsamericanacademy-qatar.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/GEMSAmericanAcademy.Qatar/
Started in: 2014

GEMS Westminster School, Wakrah, Qatar

GEMS Westminster School was the initial name given to the GEMS Wellington School. Visit this link for more details: GEMS Wellington School





Here is a video of the school building model by Shravan Korde:


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GEMS Our Own English School, Wakrah, Qatar


GEMS Our Own English School was a planned school in Qatar in the Al-Wukair, Wakrah area by GEMS group next to the other schools by the same group: GEMS Wellington School and GEMS American Academy. There were some construction activities using the project name Our Own English School during 2014-2015. Since the group has opened the other two (American and British) schools at the same location after that, it is now not clear if or when they will be opening this new school.

Curriculum: Indian
Grades: Not available
Email: Not available
Telephone: Not available
School Website: Note yet ready
GEMS Group: http://www.gemseducation.com/


Location:

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