Dubai has opened the “Museum of the Future” (MOTF) on the traditionally important palindrome date, February 22, 2022 — and it’s being billed as essentially the most high-tech and beauteous attraction within the nation, if not the whole planet.
Positioned subsequent to the Emirates Towers on Sheikh Zayed Highway, the museum signifies a peek into the world 50 years from now, exhibiting and predicting how next-generation options — from synthetic intelligence to augmented actuality and figuring out potential threats — can improve and revolutionize humanity for the higher.
“It’s an architectural and engineering marvel, confidently straddling the previous and the long run and making use of superior know-how to conventional artwork kinds,” United Arab Emirates officers mentioned throughout the opening.
Made out of a fiberglass and stainless-steel body, the event was designed by structure agency Killa Design, and has already been acknowledged by Nationwide Geographic as one of many world’s 14 most beautiful museums.
However His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice chairman and prime minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai went a step additional calling it “essentially the most stunning constructing on earth” in a tweet.
Spanning a colossal 323,000 sq. ft and comprising seven tales, the 252-square-foot-high MOTF has a variety of flooring devoted to totally different experiences.
Three flooring embrace immersive exhibitions — specializing in outer area useful resource improvement, ecosystems and bioengineering, together with well being and wellbeing.
One other flooring will showcase near-future applied sciences that goal to revolutionize the world by addressing challenges in areas that embrace well being, water, meals, transportation and vitality.
The final flooring is all in regards to the little ones — devoted to youngsters to discover and remedy challenges in their very own technique to develop into “our future heroes,” the positioning states.
The museum is plastered in quotes from Al Maktoum.
Of the quotes enveloping the façade, one interprets to: “We might not stay for a whole lot of years, however the merchandise of our creativity can depart a legacy lengthy after we’re gone. The long run belongs to those that can think about it, design it and execute it. It isn’t one thing you await, however reasonably create.”
Mohammad Al Gergawi, managing director of the Dubai Future Foundation mentioned of the museum’s first announcement, “The engineering icon positions Dubai as a testbed for rising applied sciences and an exploration base for abilities, inventors and artistic professionals from all around the world to unravel the best challenges that can form the way forward for humanity.
“The Museum of the Future is a ‘dwelling museum,’ continuously adapting and metamorphosing as its very atmosphere drives continuous and iterative change to its displays and points of interest,” Gergawi added.