ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
The Scientific Center of Kuwait
Recent Architecture: Museum

Architect
Cambridge Seven Associates Inc.
Dates
  • 2000
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Description
The TSCK exterior consists of a rich array of textured and colored pre-cast panels, wood windows and screens, fabric canopies, and glass to enclose the central spaces. The Aquarium houses a 1.5 million liter tank, which is one of the largest in the Gulf region. The mud-colored ceramic of the exterior walls are inspired by traditional Kuwaiti dwellings of the past, while the tent- and sail-like structures that appear above and around the center are reminiscent of Kuwait's maritime history. Th...
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Location
Salmiya,
Kuwait

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