For the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar, Relicase tailored showcases according to the characteristics of the exhibits, this is our first project in Qatar. Through this project, we successfully landed on Mid East markets.
The Museum of Islamic Art located on one end of the seven kilometers long Corniche, Doha. Designed by architect IM Pei, the museum is influenced by ancient Islamic architecture, yet has a uniquely modern design involving geometric patterns. To protect the fragile antiquities on display, the exhibition rooms feature specially designed cases and lighting. Relicase delivered these cases. Occupying an area of 45,000 square meters, the museum is on an artificial peninsula overlooking the south end of Doha Bay.
The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) represents Islamic art from three continents over 1,400 years. Its collection includes metalwork, ceramics, jewelry, woodwork, textiles and glass obtained from three continents and dating from the 7th to the 19th century. The museum houses a collection of work gathered since the late 1980's including manuscripts, textiles, Ivory and ceramics. It is one of the world’s most complete collections of Islamic artifacts, with items originating in Spain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, India, and Central Asia. Relicase tailored various of the showcases Base on exhibit character, got great praise from the client and museum.