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.
Spanish studio Linazasoro Sanchez has designed a new office and congress centre in Troyes, studying and updating the history of the site in a project that combines the existing context with the new modern look of the city of Troyes.
Russian architects Sergei Tchoban and Sergey Kuznetsov of Speech have created a museum for architectural drawings in Berlin’s arts district. The form and design of the construction makes it a landmark overlooking one of the city’s liveliest districts. The building’s architecture demonstrates its functions, so that it is both the medium and the message.
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