"The Desert Rose" ( (NMoQ) in Doha

National Museum of Qatar by Jean Nouvel 

On March 28, 2019, the National Museum of Qatar was opened in Doha
  (National Museum of Qatar), the building of which was designed by the French
  Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel. On his   it took ten years to build. 
The  unusual shape of the building, according to   architect, was inspired by the
 original  outlines of the  unique   varieties of the  mineral  gypsum  found 
in desert sands. For a noticeable resemblance to the blossoming rosebuds,
 this   the mineral is called "rose of the sands" or "desert rose".

On an area of about 53 thousand square meters there are 11 historical
  and art and galleries, which is a multisensory an environment full of installations
 and artifacts that tells the story of Qatar. The interiors were designed by the Spanish
 company Empty with the participation of the studio Acciona. The culmination and
 finale of the gallery path is the reconstructed   palace of Sheikh Abdullah ibn 
Jasim Al Thani, who also tells   about the dialogue between modernity,
 history and tradition..

The museum is surrounded by a park of 112,000 square meters,
  designed by landscape architect Michel Devigne. The gardens of
 the  park are  home to native trees and plants, illustrating
natural features and original flora of Qatar.


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