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Louvre Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted in Built by Noel Yi on October 30, 2022

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Building: Louvre Abu Dhabi

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Started: 2007
Completed: 2017
Cost: $1.4 billion
Area: 24,000 m^2(260,000 ft^2)
Architect: Jean Nouvel
Supervising Architect: KEO International Consultants
Structural Engineers: Buro Happold
Geotechnical Engineers: Buro Happold
Water Engineers: Buro Happold
Construction: Bauer Group
Acoustics: Studio DAP

AE Interests: dealing with flooding when open to the sea, having to figure out the path of the sun and manage geometry to manipulate light, dealing with unique structural systems, passive cooling where there aren’t clear walls

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*Original Post by Marcus Allen on August 31, 2009

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