Play of light entwined in design: The Louvre Abu Dhabi’s concrete cladding is far from simple

Simplicity can be deceptive, as the white concrete cladding of the Louvre Abu Dhabi will reveal. The museum’s panels are as intricate in design as the canopy which will cover them, with both structures complementing one another.

Belgian firm wins deal to supply Louvre Abu Dhabi display cases

The master developer of Saadiyat’s Cultural District has announced that it has appointed Meyvaert Glass Engineering to provide display cases for the art pieces of Louvre Abu Dhabi.

Restaurant review: KOI at The Collection, St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

Before visiting KOI, the contemporary Japanese restaurant at The Collection in the St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, I’d already heard plenty about it. Most notably: the service is poor and it has the best food I’ll ever taste. My verdict? Neither is true.

Louvre Abu Dhabi’s iconic Rain of Light structure comes down – video

Completed soon after construction of the Louvre Abu Dhabi began in March 2009 and the only landmark visible from the Sheikh Khalifa bridge, the Rain of Light was built as a test chamber for the analysis of a 1:1 scale prototype section of the museum’s canopy.

TDIC invites bids for Saadiyat Island works

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism and Development Investment Company (TDIC) is seeking pre-qualification bids from contractors ahead of a tender for work on underground infrastructure such as sewage and storm water lines, sewage pumping station, and irrigation transmission lines at Saadiyat Island’s marina district.

Dh860 million resort coming to Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi

Saadiyat Island is set for an Dh860 million resort.

The contractors Ghantoot Group and engineering company Sheikh Suroor Projects Department will develop the complex. It is expected to be ready by end of 2017 and will be locally managed.

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