Valerio Olgiati

Pearling Path Visitor Center . Muharraq

Valerio Olgiati architects


Some images, mainly from Instagram, showing the Pearling Path Visitor Center already inaugurated at the heart of Muharraq, a UNESCO World Heritage List site.

Pearling: Testimony of an Island Economy’s Visitor Center is located in Muharraq’s old Suq amid historical houses, encompassing designs and historical remains of two iconic buildings ( Amarat Ali Rachid Fakhro), as well as other artifacts on site. The center also provides a public gathering space for local community and residents. Pearling Path Visitor Center targets a large portion of visitors and the public, a sort of community center engulfing spaces for exhibitions, children’s corners, workshops, as well as an archive for pearling history, a library and facilities for conference holding.


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