The Museum Of Future
The Museum of Future was recently opened to the public in Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, along with the Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates had, inaugurated the museum, on 23 February. The museum will take visitors on an experiential journey, taking them to 2071, which coincides with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the United Arab Emirates. According to the creators and the researchers, the most important goal was to bring their bold future ideas and visions to life, which is to act as an incubator for scientists, thinkers.
In addition to the latest collection of glitzy architecture in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and comes after the $7 billion World Expo, showcasing a range of designs of the future, opens on the outskirts of Dubai on the 30th of September. Roadside signs describe the museum, just minutes from the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, as “the most beautiful building in the world” before the gala opens.
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates is home to another historic design, a branch of the Louvre’s museum. In France, the license was renewed for a decade last year until 2047 for 165 million euros ($186 million). French president, Emmanuel Macron had opened another masterpiece in 2017, Louvre Abu Dhabi, just before the pandemic it had attracted nearly 2 million visitors. The UAE is also a major oil exporter, but also a key player in the business, trade, transport, and tourism, diversifying to reduce dependence on oil rough.
The seven-story, 30,000-square-foot column-less structure is said to be an engineering feat. Architecturally, it is one of the most streamlined buildings in the world, with no sharp corners in the outer structure, reaching 77 meters of height. It is decorated with inspirational quotes in Arabic calligraphy, designed by Emirati artist, Mattar bin Lahej, the exterior part is made with Stainless-steel.
It is powered by 4,000 megawatts of electricity generated from solar energy using solar panels. While architect, Shaun Killa, designed the museum, the establishment of the museum was undertaken by the Dubai Future Foundation.
It uses the new technologies in virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction big data analytics, and to answer any questions regarding the future of humanity, cities, societies, and life on Earth, to outer space. It also includes innovation laboratories for education, healthcare, energy and transportation, smart cities, a permanent museum of future innovations, and laboratories for creating and testing experiments with new ideas, which particularly includes the areas of development that involve significant societal challenges. A big part of the museum is space travel and how we can benefit from space travel. It also a special attention on DNA and genetic sampling, on one of the museum’s floors.