Saadiyat Island The Archives

Sunday 21 April, 2013

“If you Build It, Will They Come?” – The Architecture Foundation Discusses Cultural Centers’ Impact on Cities

The considerations regarding urban regeneration are far and wide. From the reuse of derelict infrastructure – like WORKac’s project in St. Petersburg’s New Holland Island - to the master-planning of cultural communities – like the design of Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi - to the development of an entire districts – like Foster + Partner’s master plan for the West [...]


Thursday 15 March, 2012

Refined St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi

We recently received some photos and information about a new project designed by hospitality interior design firm HBA. Entitled St. Regis Saadiyat Island, this new 377-room resort in Abu Dhabi combines Mediterranean architecture with a sophisticated interior design, Here is the press release we were sent from the project developers: “Inspired by the legacy of [...]


Thursday 15 March, 2012

Refined St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi

We recently received some photos and information about a new project designed by hospitality interior design firm HBA. Entitled St. Regis Saadiyat Island, this new 377-room resort in Abu Dhabi combines Mediterranean architecture with a sophisticated interior design, Here is the press release we were sent from the project developers: “Inspired by the legacy of [...]


Thursday 09 February, 2012

Abu Dhabi International Airport / KPF

Courtesy of KPF


Thursday 24 March, 2011

Update: Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Could Face Boycott by Artists

Courtesy of Gehry Partners As we had previously reported over 130 artists recently issued a call to action to boycott the new Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Museum that has just begun construction on Saadiyat Island. Despite the recent intervention by the Guggenheim Foundation and Museum and changes from the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), the [...]


Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Could Face Boycott by Artists

Courtesy of Gehry Partners Over 130 artists are continuing to call attention to the working conditions at the site of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, despite the recent intervention by the Guggenheim Foundation and Museum and changes from the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC).  The $800 million museum designed by Frank Gehry is just beginning construction [...]