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Dubai’s Museum of the Future: A new world icon?

(CNN) — Drivers on Sheikh Zayed Road, the largest highway in Dubai, will have noticed what looks like a giant eye rising alongside the iconic Emirates Towers.
The eye — technically a torus shape — is the latest grand statement of ambition to mark the emirate’s skyline.

The Museum of the Future stands encased in stainless steel adorned with Arabic calligraphy.

The design has already won awards, although the museum does not open until next year.

Plans for the interior are equally ambitious.

The museum aims to serve as a base for exploration of the greatest challenges and…

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