Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Qatar Museums to create vast Art Mill on Doha waterfront

By Javier Pes
Flour mill complex and the Museum of Islamic Art across Doha Bay
QATAR---Qatar plans to convert a vast flour mill and its grain silos into spaces for art and to house Qatar Museums varied and growing collections. The waterfront site is across Doha Bay from the I.M. Pei-designed Museum of Islamic Art and close to Jean Nouvel's National Museum of Qatar, which is under construction. Qatar Museums launched today, 1 June, an international competition to find an architect to convert the industrial buildings into what it calls the Art Mill. [link]