12 top architectural firms from 10 countries have drawn models and submitted to Zayed National Museum in an international design competition was the desire to create a unique and dramatic building in honor of Sheikh Zayed
The winner comes from renownedarchitects Foster + Partners.
It is a model inspired by the dynamics of flight with a similar form of hawk feathers, design that reflects Sheikh Zayed love for the hawks, it creates a model for the entire nation. Design is one exception, the materials of construction are combined to create a design futuristic unique and hard to forget.
Each to steel will contain a space for a gallery open to visitors who can explore the history and culture of UAE, around the building will be a framework with water and gardens.

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