Top 5 museum designs in the Middle East

 Top 5 museum designs in the Middle East

Top 5 museum designs in the Middle East


These are among the most distinguished museums in the Middle East in the past few years. There are many, but we chose 5 of them for you, and this does not mean that other museums are inferior to them, as all of them are distinguished in architectural and engineering design. These museums have won many architectural awards due to their amazing design.


The 5 most popular museum designs in the Middle East:



Qatar National Museum


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It is considered one of the most modern and beautiful museums during the past years, as it was inaugurated on 3/28/2019 in Doha, Qatar. The National Museum of Qatar is a national museum that was built in place of the original National Museum of Qatar and was designed by the famous architect Jean Nouvel and among his most famous works is the Cologne Tower in Germany. The design of the museum was inspired by the crystal of the desert rose in Qatar, which is not the most famous rose in that region, as the desert rose was formed over millions of years, and the beauty of its discs are intertwined with each other and its desert color reflects the story of the culture of people and the region. This museum, which resembles a giant rose, grows around the palace of Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani, one of the palaces of the twentieth century. The museum has been designed through multiple computer programs to create a 3D model to visualize its realistic shape in nature, which is difficult to install without these programs, to produce a genius museum design with curved disks, intersections, and overlaps that resemble the real reality. Desert Rose to show the stunning architectural and aesthetic design. The museum leaves in the same visitor a wonderful museum experience, and through its various spaces, this museum tells the story of the emergence of Qatar and the region since ancient times and presents the rich culture of its people, its rich heritage, and its future. The aspirations of its people.


The Palestinian Museum


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It is considered one of the most prominent and important contemporary cultural projects in Birzeit, Palestine. The Palestinian Museum contributes to the production of narratives on the history, culture, and environment of Palestine, and provides a creative environment incubating for innovative educational and research projects. This museum is an independent cultural institution that promotes Palestinian culture. The museum was designed by the Irish architectural office, Hengan Bing. The architect was inspired by his design for the Museum of the Palestinian Hills, which is characteristic of the region, so the design lines reflected these hills and their successive gradients and their unity. In the exterior design of the building. The Palestinian Museum has won several architectural awards, the most famous of which is the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the year 2019, which is one of the most prestigious awards in the field of architecture, and projects are chosen according to different criteria. The Royal Institute. Irish Architecture and other prestigious architectural awards in the field of Architecture and Urbanism. The museum is also the first green building in Palestine to obtain the Silver Certificate in the Global Leadership System in Energy and Environmental Design. The museum is designed to be an institution for dialogue and a new discourse for communication and learning that embraces thinkers, researchers, and artists in Palestine, and aims to introduce Palestine historically and culturally.

Museum of Islamic Art (Doha)


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The museum is located in the Qatari capital, Doha, on the edge of the Doha port, designed by the American architect of Chinese origin IMP who designed several famous buildings such as the Louvre Museum in Paris and the Miho Museum in Japan and the museum is a style of Islamic architecture as the design was inspired by the "ablution fountain" in a mosque Ahmed Ibn Tulun in Cairo, which was built during the thirteenth century. After designing the museum, the architect said he found the museum spirit that was inspired by his design when the engineer saw the dome of the ablution fountain. The building was opened in 2008, and the museum consists of five floors, the ground floor includes the temporary exhibition hall and the permanent exhibition hall located on the second and third floors, the fourth floor includes lecture halls for display and the last floor is dedicated to administrative offices.

 The Grand Egyptian Museum


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The Grand Egyptian Museum was designed to be the largest museum in the world of antiquities to accommodate 5 million visitors annually, this museum is located a few miles from the west of Cairo, specifically near the pyramids of Giza, the museum was designed by a large number of designers and architects in various fields, the facade was designed in the form Triangles are divided into smaller triangles in a symbolic frame of the pyramids of Giza in front of it, as part of a mathematical theory of the infinite division of the triangle shape of a Polish world. The museum includes a large number of antiquities and ancient Egyptian statues, and one of the most famous artifacts is the statue of Ramses II, which was transferred to the museum in 2015 and weighs 83 tons. The museum consists of a large number of spaces with different activities, and the museum's buildings are located in an area of ​​100,000 square meters.

Royal Tank Museum


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The Royal Tank Museum is the first of its kind in the Arab world, as it is a military museum and one of the largest historical museums for tanks, this armored museum is located in Amman in Jordan, it was newly opened in 2018 and covers an area of ​​20 thousand square meters, the modern museum was designed by the office of Zaid Daoud Architects to simulate The nature of the design of the desert palaces spread in the Jordanian Badia to reflect the actual strength and stiffness of the tank and its endurance, so its external shape and general design express the strong tank structure. A metal structure and types of glass were used to express the strength and the future, and the museum is considered a green building, where the building's water is collected in a tank located at the bottom of the museum to be re-pumped when needed, and many other things. This museum tells the visitor about the military heritage of the mechanisms used in the region by providing an interactive educational experience using audiovisual techniques.

This is one of the most famous museums in the Middle East, all of which have won international architectural awards, and there is more. We hope that the article won your admiration, do not forget to share it with your colleagues so that everyone can benefit from it. 

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