Instagrammers capture Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar as it nears completion

Images of Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar in Doha are beginning to emerge on Instagram as the building’s interlocking design nears completion. Inspired by the rose-like formations of crystal that appear in the desert sand, the building is composed of a ring of low-lying and linked pavilions, which encircle a large courtyard area and existing palace.

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Ibrahim Jaidah unveils cap-inspired stadium for Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

The latest football stadium for the 2022 World Cup tournament in Qatar has been unveiled, featuring a diamond-patterned exterior based on the knitted white cap traditionally worn by Arab men. Qatari architect Ibrahim M Jaidah designed the Al Thumama Stadium to seat 40,000 spectators for matches up to the quarter-final stage during the 2022 FIFA World Cup football tournament.

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IM Pei’s Museum of Islamic Art captured in new photographs by Yueqi Jazzy Li

These photographs by Yueqi Jazzy Li show the monumental form of IM Pei’s Museum of Islamic Art, eight years after the building completed in Doha, Qatar. New York-based Jazzy Li captures both the exterior and interior of the museum, which Pritzker Prize-winning architect IM Pei, 99, designed for artificial island on the Arabian Gulf just off

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OMA’s Qatar National Library nears completion in Doha

The angular concrete form of the OMA-designed Qatar National Library in Doha has been photographed by several Instagram users, ahead of its imminent completion. The Qatar National Library was originally intended to complete in 2015, but had to be pushed back. It is now anticipated to open this year. A photo posted by Nick Guttridge (@nickguttridge) on

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New photos reveal OMA’s completed Qatar Foundation Headquarters

OMA’s new headquarters building for the Qatar Foundation in Doha is revealed for the first time in these exclusive photographs. Rem Koolhaas’ firm has disclosed few details about its scheme for the Qatar Foundation, a charity whose stated goal is human, social and economic development of the Arab country, through scientific research. But these new images by photographer Yueqi

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Zaha Hadid Architects to build Qatari hotel based on a desert flower

Zaha Hadid Architects has announced plans to build a 38-storey, fluid-form hotel as part of a new coastal city in Qatar. The 70,000-square-metre hotel and residential building is one of two projects designed by Zaha Hadid for Lusail City, ahead of her unexpected death earlier this year. Her firm ZHA is now developing plans to build the tower in the Marina District More

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Foster + Partners wins Lusail Stadium job for Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

Foster + Partners will design the stadium that will host the opening game and closing ceremony for the controversial 2022 World Cup tournament in Qatar. The British architecture firm has won an international competition to design Qatar’s 80,000-seat Lusail Stadium, after developing a scheme for the site as part of the country’s winning World Cup bid […]
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