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Doha Qatar


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Name: Carnegie Mellon University

Type: public / academic / university

Architects: Legorreta + Legorreta

Location: Education City, Doha Qatar

Photography: Pygmalion Karatzas

Photo shoot date: September 2013

Project description:

The floating platform is an educational facility situated on Doha’s West Bay waterfront. The structure includes gathering spaces for public events including a Majlis, a gallery, a small theatre, and an outdoor shaded terrace. The design reflects features and characteristic of traditional Qatari homes in the ceilings, panels, doors, shutters, and some of the furniture, decorated with calligraphy, inscriptions, patterns and carvings from the rich history of the region. It accommodates workshops, seminars, conferences, and other cultural and educational events; including an exhibition that showcases the history of Doha, specifically the Msheireb area and its ambitious future development plans.[Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture]

Image Copyright: Rights-Managed © Pygmalion Karatzas.

Image Licensing: High-resolution images are available for editorial and limited commercial use.
Edition Type: Open edition print.
Fine Art Prints: Images are available in gallery-quality fine art prints on various sizes, media and framing options.
Please inquire for further information for usage licensing and prints.

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