House of Wisdom

Great buildings don’t come along very often so when I got the call from Hadara Magazine about photographing the House of Wisdom designed by Foster + Partners, I jumped at the opportunity. ⁠⁠
It was designed as a monument celebrating Sharjah being the UNESCO World Book Capital in 2019 and has a cantilevered roof extending 15 meters beyond its walls. The exterior lattice does wonderful things to the late afternoon light and there are interesting reflections everywhere.⁠⁠

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