Sheikha Al Jalila Cultural Centre, Dubai

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Project information

Full Design & Construction Supervision
Al Jalila
United Arab Emirates
Studio Altieri International FZ-LLC, UAE
Completion Date:

The project of Sheikha Al Jalila Cultural Centre consists in a Cultural
Centre for children and teenagers from the age of 4 to 16 years old.
The concept of this Cultural Centre is based on a larger vision the Client
has with the aim to preserve Arab heritage, as well as respond to the
needs of the public, and to promote a deeper understanding and
knowledge of such activities in an effort to increase regional and
international awareness of the fundamental nature of Arab life. In
this way, the Cultural Centre for children wants to be a gathering point
where children and teenagers can spend some of their time after
school learning new activities or playing some sports, investing it
in formative activities that can improve their knowledge and their

The Centre will house a 98 seat Auditorium, a cafeteria, a painting
room, a sculpture room, an area simulating the office of a bank
(to learn money management and ATM), a textile area, a dance area,
a civic area and library; and the green area (with work stations around
green field to learn how plants grow) and external facilities as play
areas, botanical gardens and parking areas.