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Corniche Museum and Hospitality Complex

Role: Project Designer

The unique location of this proposed conceptual waterfront project required the development of a 150-room boutique hotel with a large flexible venue that could serve as an 80,000 SF museum.


The programmatic duality created a unique opportunity and challenge.  The intersecting, double boomerang design provides access, circulation, and separation of uses and creates a distinctive, yet unified building structure.


This concept design proposal was showcased in the book titled “Superlative Emirates: The New Dimension of Urban Design” published by DAAB in 2011.

Design by Howard Chen while at Quantum-AIP as Founding Partner/ Design Director (2009-2015)