National Museum of Qatar



ISBN: 9780500022764 Category:

Philip Jodidio


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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Weight 2144 g
Dimensions 25.1 x 31.8 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 15 June 2020
Number of pages 308
Format Hardback
Dimensions 25.1 x 31.8 cm
Weight 2144 g


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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.