A dome 180 metres in diameter makes Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi a new landmark. Opened in 2017 after more than 10 years of design and construction work, Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi is the symbol of the new cultural district the Arab world is building to designs by the great archistars.
The new Louvre in Abu Dhabi designed by Jean Nouvel opened on November 11: a successful synthesis of different sources of inspiration, Arabian building traditions, contemporary design and advanced engineering solutions.
Edoardo Tresoldi has given a 3D dimension to a dream, allowing people to physically enter and really walk through an imaginary place. It is an ideal place that recalls colonnades and cupolas. Archetypes of architecture like the structures of the Italian Renaissance that we see in the painting of Piero della Francesca and Raphael but also in the metaphysical spaces of De Chirico.
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