Project

Gift Gallery Wall

Client

Qatar Foundation

Contractor

PFQ / Longfords

Architect

Office of Metropolitan Architecture

Location

Qatar Foundation Head Quarters, Doha, Qatar

Date

2013 – 2015

Description

NB provided a full design and project management service for the fabrication and installation for the following. Free standing display case wall with electronically moving glass doors, housed in low iron back painted toughened glass, translucent float laminated stepped glass and anodized aluminum trims. The wall consists of 2 large anodized aluminum doors and a section of the display case wall opens up as a secret door weighing over 1 ton. The display case wall including the doors has an acoustic performance of 37db. The modular structure of the wall and doors are fabricated as mild steel units to withstand seismic movements through the incorporation of slip joints connecting into the ceiling.

 

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