Al Jazeera celebrates 20th anniversary with studio launch
“This Morning,” the new morning show of Al Jazeera Arabic, was the first program to broadcast from the studio, showcasing its soft setup.
The 360-degree design for Studio 14, from Veech X Veech, reflects the look and feel of the network’s other studio designs in London and Washington. Al Jazeera notes the design is “clean, streamlined and with a neutral white/light grey color palette” built with “adaptability at its core.”
Three distinct areas of the circular studio include a seated interview area for one presenter and up to four guests; a presentation area with interactive video wall; and a podium area for one to one interactions.
Part of the studio’s adaptability involves the use of low-res video LED technology, built into the surfaces of the space, allowing for it to become a digital canvass.
Arup – Base building and technology consultants
Veech X Veech – Set Designer
MCI – Set fabrication and installation
Rosco – Window systems
Robe – Lighting instruments