Abu Dhabi Louvre

The Louvre in Abu Dhabi

Design: Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Architects

Pattern is an important element of Middle Eastern architecture, in this building the French architects have designed a double dome 590 ft (180 m) in diameter, with randomly-perforated woven material, creating speckled shadows.

WTC Mosque

WTC Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Design: AL_A

London-based architecture practice AL_A has won an invited competition to design a new mosque in Abu Dhabi. The Mosque is part of the World Trade Center developed by Aldar Properties, one of the largest developers in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council, UAE

Design: Söhne & Partner Architekten. To include the building complex very naturally into the environment, it is placed on different landscape levels. The use of typical colours and patterns does not only help to fit the complex into the natural landscape, it also refers to the already existing UPC building.