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In Dubai, the Museum of the Future Conveys a Message

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The New York Times explores how the newly opened Museum of the Future in Dubai used cutting-edge technology to design and construct its eye-catching building incised in Arabic script, including an algorithm that helped set the plans.

The Museum of the Future, the $136 million government-sponsored museum that opened last month, gives visitors a peek into tomorrow. Surrounding the 189,444-square-foot facade are 1,024 stainless steel panels incised with a message of hope for the future from Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktou. The museum has six floors of exhibits that imagine life in the year 2071, including a space station and a digitally re-created Amazon rainforest.

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