Msheireb Enrichment Centre
Doha, Qatar
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 Mushierb area and its ambitious future development plans.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Location
Doha, Qatar
Associated Names
Events
2009
Variant Names
Msheireb Enrichment Centre
Building Usages
cultural center
public/cultural
Keywords
Aga Khan Award for Architecture Nominee