Saadiyat Island

Abu Dhabi Forges Ahead With Plans to Create a Cultural World Capital

Abu Dhabi today reaffirmed its commitment to completing the long-delayed project to build a $27 billion cultural and tourism project known as Saadiyat Island.

January 25, 2012 - The New York Times

Stepping Forward on Abu Dhabi's Art Island

Construction is underway on Saadiyat Island. The atoll off the coast of Abu Dhabi is seen by developers as a new artistic oasis in the middle east. But some question whether the plan will pay off.

August 26, 2009 - Telegraph

The Megaprojects Shaping the Future of Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is looking to develop itself into a new global arts hub, and an incubator of green technology. This piece takes a tour of two ambitious projects seeking to reform the oil-rich emirate.

June 26, 2009 - Los Angeles Times

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