Qatar firm among 26 contenders long-listed in Art Mill design competition

A Qatar-based architectural firm is among 26 companies that have been selected for the long-list in a global design competition to transform a flour mill on Doha’s Corniche into a vast gallery and exhibition space.

More than 400 entries were submitted during the first rounds of the contest, according to a statement from Qatar Museums.

Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB), headed by renowned Qatari architect Ibrahim Jaidah, made the initial cut with its idea to reshape the industrial complex into the Art Mill project, which aims to be “one of the world’s leading cultural centers,” QM added.

AEB has worked on several high-profile buildings in Qatar, including Marsa Malaz Kempinski Hotel on The Pearl, Gulf Mall and the Barwa Al Sadd complex.

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