While the facade of the old Civil Defense building has been left untouched - symbolic red fire pole and all - the interior has been stripped and repurposed to create galleries, art spaces, and studios with a raw, industrial and minimalist vibe.
The first phase of the building, which is a few months behind schedule, will be home to 20 artist studios, supporting locally-based artists (both Qataris and expats) through a months-long residency program.
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