Abu Dhabi hopes eventually to lure tourists to its own branch of the Louvre museum, but pending its opening in 2015 some of its treasures have gone on display at the place that inspired it - the Louvre in Paris.
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Drake & Scull International (DSI), a regional leader in mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works, has signed a Dh415 million ($113 million) contract to execute the complete MEP works for the iconic Louvre Museum project in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi's Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) has invited suitable contractors to bid for the main contract works of the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
The museum, designed by Jean Nouvel, will form an iconic landma
The UAE has improved its treatment of South Asian labourers on the construction of Saadiyat Island, a $27 billion cultural project in Abu Dhabi, but should do more, Human Rights Watch said.
In a report, the US-based group also called on We
Abu Dhabi's government-owned Tourism Development Investment Company (TDIC), builder of branches of the Louvre and Guggenheim museums, is mulling asset sales to help repay $2 billion in debt maturing in 2014, its chief financial officer said.
Abu Dhabi has approved a raft of projects including the delayed branches of the Louvre and Guggenheim museums after a review of development plans, signaling the oil-exporting Gulf emirate's support to state-linked enterprises.
Abu Dhabi government-owned Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) said on Saturday it was postponing the opening of three museums, in a fresh delay for one of the largest cultural projects in the Middle East.
The company gave no
Abu Dhabi has emerged as a cultural capital focused on developing visionary projects based on modern architecture and sustainability, say the organisers of an upcoming real estate and development event.
The international real estate and d
Four of Europe’s leading artistic directors are conducting a three-day theatre and performing arts workshop programme as part of this year’s expanded Al Ain Classical Music Festival.
The workshops, covering a range of disciplines for would