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

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

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.

TDIC invites bids for Saadiyat Island works

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

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.

TDIC prepares to build homes in museum quarter of Saadiyat Island

TDIC prepares to build homes in museum quarter of Saadiyat Island

Tourism Development & Investment Company, the government-owned developer of cultural and residential projects in Abu Dhabi, is preparing to build its first homes in its multibillion-dirham museum quarter on Saadiyat Island.

Louvre construction will kick off Saadiyat transformation

Louvre construction will kick off Saadiyat transformation

The moment building begins on the much-anticipated Louvre Abu Dhabi will mark a major milestone in the development of Saadiyat Island as a cultural destination. Having a branch of the prestigious museum is an achievement in itself, but this building is part of an even larger scheme.

 TDIC’s construction village receives MEED award for sustainability

TDIC’s construction village receives MEED award for sustainability

Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC), master developer of Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi, was awarded the Sustainability MEED Quality Award for Projects 2012 for the Saadiyat Construction Village – a model of best practice that was built to house workers employed by contractors during the construction phase of the island.

Saadiyat Louvre to open in 2015

Saadiyat Louvre to open in 2015

The capital’s arm of the Louvre Museum is expected to be the first for completion, with an opening date of 2015. The Zayed National Museum will follow with an opening in 2016, and the Guggenheim is expected to open in 2017.