modern architecture of DOHA
Skyscraper, residential tower and high-rise buildings, Qatari style buildings, modern architecture under construction. Hotels and apartments and the beach hotel and tourist resort.
Post Office, Ministry of Interior, Sports City, Education City, University, Doha Convention Center.
Doha is the capital city of the state of Qatar, an arab emirate occupying a small peninsula in the southwest of the Persian Gulf. Ruled by the house of Al-Thani since it's founding in 1878 Qatar gained independence in 1971.
museum of islamic artOn display: Persian carpets, earthenware, fritware, metalwork, tiles and more of the permanent collection.
Museum building by architect I.M. Pei
Contemporary Art Museum MATHAF
HISTORY Doha developed from a quiet fishing and pearl diving harbour to a major exporter of LNG (Liquified Natural Gas). Qatar's focus is also on international sport events: After hosting athletic and tennis championship tournaments, Qatar will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
MAP and TERRITORY Corniche Panorama, City of Doha, Downtown, Historic Souq, Qatar Desert, Futuristic UFO Residence, Mosque.
ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENT Stairwell, Pre-fab strucures, Concrete frame buildings, Prefab facades, Arch, Ornament, Tent, Water.