The Building

The building is an architectural and engineering marvel. It confidently straddles the past and the future, applying advanced technology to traditional art-forms.

Futuristic Form

The building opens a new path away from the highrise towers that dominate skylines everywhere.

The Building Speaks Arabic

The facade is a canvas for the quotes of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum rendered in the calligraphy of Mattar bin Lahej.

Symbolic Form

The circular building represents humanity; the green mound it sits atop represents the earth; the void represents the unknown future.

Design & Engineering

Museum of the Future was designed by Killa Design architects and engineered by Buro Happold engineering consultancy.

The Facade

The Museum of the Future's facade is made out of stainless steel and consists of 1,024 pieces manufactured by a specialised robot assisted process; covering a total surface area of 17,600 square meters.


The Museum of the Future is 77 metres/225 feet tall and occupies an overall area capacity of 30,548 m2.