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National Museum of Qatar

Philip Jodidio


A beautifully produced, highly visual exploration of the extraordinary design of the National Museum of Qatar by world-renowned architect Jean Nouvel

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This volume is published on the occasion of the opening of the National Museum of Qatar in the state’s capital, Doha. It explores and celebrates architect Jean Nouvel’s innovative design which, inspired by the desert rose with its interlocking disks, responds to the country’s desert location by the sea. The museum, built around Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al-Thani’s original 19th-century palace, honours Qatar’s heritage while looking to its future as a thriving cultural hub.

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Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 30.5 x 24.5 cm

Extent: 308 pp

Illustrations: 200

Publication date: 2 April 2020

ISBN: 9780500022764

About the Author

Philip Jodidio is the author of numerous books, including monographs on Tadao Ando, Santiago Calatrava, Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel and Zaha Hadid, as well as The New Pavilions and Casa Moderna: Latin American Living, both published by Thames & Hudson.

List of Contributors

Iwan Baan, Khalifa Al Obaidly

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