In Qatar, Doha, the capital is changing as time passes.

Photo of the week

My visit to the excellent museum of Islamic art in Doha, has just ended. Before living i got out to the courtyard of the museum, having in my mind the marvelous art exhibits, that define in time the history of the Emirate. The museum’s architecture, as it can be seen from the atrium differentiates, combining the traditional pattern with the modern. Through the elegant arch, another part of the history that is being written, is visible on the horizon.

Doha, Qatar

Canon EOS 40D f/8  1/250  10 χιλιοστά  ISO100

The new Doha is being built based on the vision for a modern Qatar, for Qatar of the future. The architectural horizon is being formed rapidly and the future commands glass skyscrapers in the foreground. They are being built parallel to the esplanade and everyone competes against the other, everyone is more impressive. One could tell that the atrium’s corridor, in the photo, guides to the future, to the one seen in the background. That was my intentions with this photo. Doha follows in the steps of Dubai…

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