Conference Room
Photo by David Mark

The new conference room is a generous donation of the state of Qatar. Of a size of 4000 square meters and designed to welcome 800 conference participants including their supporting staff, Room XIX of the United Nations in Geneva features blond wood paneling on walls and ceiling reminiscent of the qatari desert landscapes. Their intricate pattern breaks down the large scale of this space and turns what could have been a cavernous forbidding hall into a warm space.

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