WAN Jobs
News Review
WAN Urban Challenge
WAN Awards
Previous Next

Dubai Museum, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Wednesday 25 Jun 2008

The future of history in Dubai

Dubai Museum by UNStudio in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai Museum by UNStudio in Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai Museum by UNStudio in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Your comments on this project

No. of Comments: 1

Add comments | More comments

03/05/11 Paul Aisia, Kampala
Impressive, would love to understand how it conserves energy.

UNStudio create futuristic design for first Dubai Museum of Middle East Modern Art 

Dubai is set to embark on a cultural journey as the realisation of UN Studio's Museum of Middle East Modern Art begins, the Ruler of Dubai, Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced this week. It will be the first museum of its kind in Dubai and will be located on the banks of Khor Dubai in Culture Village.

The futuristic, elegant form created by UN Studio's design is sleek and bold in its massing leaning over passers-by as though it were the bow of an enormous ship. Dubai Properties Group are to develop the Museum's design which was commissioned by His Highness Sheik Mohammed following the establishment of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority and the launch of Khor Dubai which is designed to celebrate cultural diversity in the UAE. In addition to the Museum the UAD 50 billion Culture Village will hold 40 million sq ft of land and will include an amphitheatre, an exhibition hall and smaller museums.

Key Facts

Status Design
Value 0(m€)

More projects by this architect


IJbaan Cable Car

Keppel Cove Marina

New Budapest Bridge

The Ellipsicoon

More Projects

Latest Jobs in Dubai

Project Director - Mega Mall

Concept Architect

General Manager - Architecture and Engineering Studio

Retail Design/Development Manager - Client side

Healthcare Design Manager


Click here to view the NEWS IN PICTURES tablet site