From futuristic skyscrapers to stunning libraries and magnificent museums. Architecturally speaking, Doha is future-driven. Discover the Gulf metropolis’ best contemporary buildings by Jean Nouvel, OMA, I.M. Pei, and more.
Over 6,700 migrant workers died in the construction sites of the stadiums and infrastructures built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Such a gigantic figure inspired 1week1project to propose the conceptual evolving “Qatar World Cup Memorial” tower.
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Nomadic tents, desert dunes, shipping containers, and traditional Arab caps inspired the architecture of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar stadiums.
2019 Best Architecture. Zaha Hadid Architects’ giant starfish-shaped airport in Beijing and Thomas Heatherwick’s architectural sculpture in New York, but also a former locomotive hangar turned into an indoor urban plaza and an inclusive LGBT Center in L.A. are among our favourite architectures of the year.
Interlocking concrete disks compose Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar, a cutting edge architecture merging with the desert landscape. Inside, 11 galleries narrate the history of the country with multi-sensorial exhibitions.
From Herzog & de Meuron’s M+ in Hong Kong to Jean Nouvel’s desert rose-inspired Qatar National Museum but also Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s expandable art centre on New York’s Highline and Dessau Bauhaus museum celebrating the centenary anniversary of the iconic architecture movement. 8 cultural architectures worthy a trip in 2019!
A concrete cliff shaped like a vessel and a desert rose inspired architecture but also a grand museum by the Giza pyramids and a musical tower remembering 9.11 heroes… 7 cultural architectures inaugurating in 2018.
Omani-inspired cabinets functional praying consoles and skyscraper-looking tables. Archipanic previews 10 projects and designs by innovative women at Design Days Dubai 2017.