The Museum Of The Future Lights Up As The Final Piece Is Installed

This beautiful piece of architecture is illuminated to dramatic effect with 1,024 Arabic Calligraphy panels

  • Publish date: Sunday، 04 October 2020 Last update: Thursday، 25 February 2021
Museum of the future

As the iconic structure was completed this weekend, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, shared images and videos of the completion of the project on his Twitter feed. The stunning landmark was also lit up after last piece was finally placed. 

By not only adding to the city’s aesthetic, "The museum will explore the future trends and opportunities in science, technology and innovation. By making Dubai a testbed for emerging technologies, our aim is not merely to build another architectural marvel, but to build the foundation of tomorrow.” as said by HH Sheikh Mohammed 

The shape also indicated structural intricacy with a 78-metre high museum frame that sits on 30,000 square meters of land and features reflecting pools, green space, a bike path and recreational use area. For convenience the museum will be connected by an elevated walkway to the Metro station along with a bridge linking it to the Emirates Towers.

This undeniably remarkable incubation for innovation and design in Dubai will not only add to the charm of the region but also act as a global ground for innovation, sustainability and development.

The Museum Of The Future Lights Up As The Final Piece Is Installed

Image courtesy of twitter/@HHShkMohd

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will also provide 4,000 megawatt- hours of renewable energy with a solar photovoltaic (PV) plant making the museum one of the first in the Middle East to receive a Platinum certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design “LEED”, which is highest rating for green buildings in the world.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dubai Future Foundation, DFF, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs; Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and Managing Director of Dubai Future Foundation, were all present at this momentous time in the history of Dubai. 

Lead image courtesy of Twitter/@HHShkMohd

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