Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi


Project: Louvre Museum

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Industry: Commercial

Developer: AsoLouvre JV

Consultant/Architect: Buro Happold, Pascall+Watson, MERO-TSK

USD 58 million (AED 213 Million)

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a planned museum, to be located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This is part of a thirty-year agreement between the city of Abu Dhabi and the French government. The museum is to be located on the Saadiyat Island Cultural District and will be approximately 24,000 square metres (260,000 sq ft) in size.

The permanent collection will occupy 6,000 square metres (65,000 sq ft), and the temporary exhibitions will take place over 2,000 square metres (22,000 sq ft).


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DSI is involved in all MEP work and incidentals within the 64,000m2 complexes, which is made of a series of linked pavilions, plazas, alleyways and canals. A vast dome weighing around 7,000 tonnes and 180m in diameter will sit on top of four piers housing exhibitions.