The Louvre Abu Dhabi (LAD) is an architectural jewel full of artistic treasures. This building, designed by the French architect Jean Nouvel, houses a permanent collection of more than 600 pieces and has just opened its doors.
It is the first place of the cultural district that is planned to be built on the Saadiyat Island or Island of Happiness, a natural island of 27 square kilometers that will host a series of cultural establishments of great importance.
In this metropolis of towering skyscrapers and shining glass and steel, it is a relief to be welcomed under a low dome that seems to float, seemingly weightless and without obvious means of support, on a group of white buildings and cuboids located on the Arabian coast, where the light is blinding and scorching heat. Read More »The Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors to the world