Dubai’s Museum of the Future progresses
The structure of Dubai’s much-awaited Museum of the Future building has been completed, according to Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), a body set up to make the emirate a global centre for cutting-edge technologies.
Set to open its doors in 2020, the museum “embodies one of the pillars of the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai”, according to a top official at DFF.
Located in Business Bay near the high-profile Emirates Towers on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road, Museum of the Future will be a destination for scientists, innovators, and experts interested in shaping the future.
Bam International is working on the project that was designed by architecture house Killa Design.
The museum’s ovalshaped superstructure features a complex steel and glass façade with an Arabic poem about innovation, woven into the exterior of the building. The calligraphy is a major design feature of building set become an icon of Dubai.