Sunlight floods Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s main waiting area, lined with towering date palm trees. 

Stunning architecture abounds at the multispecialty hospital complex, a collaboration between Cleveland Clinic and Mubadala’s healthcare network that opened in 2015. Culturally specific features enhance the interior design, which integrates nods to a desert valley, an oasis and an open-air marketplace.

image of the interior of a build with with potted palm trees and glass walls

Photo: Christophe Viseux