27th March 2019
After winning an international competition in 2012, Sydney based practice, Koichi Takada Architects, reveals their interior design for the highly-anticipated national museum of Qatar. situated in the capital of Doha, the building designed by Jean Nouvel enjoys it’s grand opening today on March 27th 2019. The concept of the interiors by Koichi Takada is described as ‘desert-scapes’ and follows Jean Nouvel’s ‘desert rose’ inspiration for the external architectural expression.
The idea of creating interiors that represent Qatar can be seen throughout the various spaces, resulting in an architecture that is relevant to its context. from the museum shops to the desert rose café, the designs pay homage to not only jean Nouvel’s built form but also to the local culture. Koichi Takada’s design intends to be an embodiment of Qatar, from the history of trade and nomadic lifestyles to the stunning natural environment.
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