Mondrian Doha, an Iconic Interior by Marcel Wanders


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Edited by: Dana Al Qottob


A wonderful story unfolds around every turn in this contemporary classic hotel, whose iconic building is designed by SWA architects. The Mondrian Doha in Qatar is a five-star destination designed by Marcel Wanders and operated by the global hospitality company SBE, drawing on local knowledge and exhibiting innovative materials and techniques.

“ Conceptually, we have married local culture with a modern design aesthetic to compile tales told from legends through sophisticated verses of poetry. While many themes are collectively layered throughout the hotel, each individual space tells its own tale. Guests may therefore have many different experiences and weave for themselves a collection of stories to share , “- Marcel Wanders



Marcel Wanders’ signature style spans from the hotel’s lobby and restaurants to its royal penthouses, VIP units, suites, premium and standard rooms. Bespoke designs reflects local patterns, Arabic writing, historic souks and falcons. Giant columns with golden eggs, falcon video art, ornate stained glass and intricate mosaic tiling inspire guests with feelings of nostalgia.



In the lobby, an oversized gold leaf bell with a crystal chandelier welcomes guests, while in the lounge, a surreal white forest is characterised by giant white Trees of Life. In the multipurpose hall, three colours adapt into intriguing atmospheres. The hotel features a world-class spa – an unparalleled journey combining health, beauty and wellbeing.

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Project information :

Project name: Mondrian Doha Hotel

Interior firm: Marcel Wanders

Architecture firm: SWA architects

Pictures: Mondrian Doha, an iconic interior by Marcel Wanders, 2017

Completion year: 2017

Project location: Doha, Qatar

Project type: commercial






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