Qatar National Archive | Allies and Morrison
03-27-2018;MODERNi; The central block, containing the archive stack, is held between the public wing to the north, which contains the main entrance and reading rooms, and the office/conservation wing to the south. The central block is lifted to create a grand portico; a central point of arrival and orientation. The building wraps around the historic Abduallah bin Jassim House which forms the cafe and shop for the Archive. In this way new and old are embedded together and the intricate network of ‘sikkas’ and ‘barahas’ of the Heritage Quarter and integrated with the urban framework of the Msheireb masterplan;Modern Design…Read More!