Dubai Design District which is expected to be a hub for local designers, budding artists, art galleries and studios, will open its doors to the public in 2017 by the hands of renowned architecture firm Foster & Partners.
The complew, which is expected to have one million square meter, is going to be inspired by New York’s Meatpacking District and London’s Shoreditch. Its design features “flexible offices” shared work facilities, external display and pedestrian areas and gardens.
This new creative space will be a thriving cultural centre that inspires designers and budding artists and attracts visitors to the region, reported WAM, the state news agency.
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Earlier this year, Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashed Al Maktoum, Vice-President of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, expressed her approval of the plans for d3, which is being built close to the Burj Khalifa.
Dubai Design District will be operated by TECOM Investments, a member of Dubai Holding which operates a number of industry-focused business parks in the area. Construction of ten buildings within the district has already begun. Take a look at video bellow displayed and found out a bit more about this event!