Architect Ibrahim Jaidah took part in a panel discussion which coincided with the opening of the new National Museum of Qatar hosted by Qatar National Library (QNL), by the title ‘Architecture as Face of a Nation’, to discuss the role that cultural institutions play in defining and conveying national identity to local and global audiences.
Qatar Airways celebrated the opening of its IJAE designed new office in Muscat with an impressive gala dinner held on Monday 25th of March at the Kempinski Hotel Muscat.
With a focus on water and energy efficiency, and a commitment to maintaining architectural and cultural heritage, Al Thumama Stadium will represent Qatar’s history, while embracing the state-of-the-art practices to ensure it will be arena of the future.
The design for Al Thumama Stadium was entrusted to Arab Engineering Bureau and its GCEO and Chief Architect Ibrahim Jaidah back in 2015. Concept is derived from a traditional head piece worn by men across the Middle East locally referred to as gahfiya.