09/02/2012

Architecture as a Vector of Culture. The Louvre Abu Dhabi Experience.

by Hala Wardé, Ateliers Jean Nouvel. IE Architecture. [Segovia] Fri, February 10, 2012, 13.00h
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Architecture, Conferences
Architect, Hala Warde, who has worked with Jean Nouvel since 1990 and has been a partner since 1999 will close out the Past-Future lecture series with her presentation on the Mid Eastern version of the Louvre. She has led this project, currently under construction in Abu Dhabi, since its inception in 2007.

Lecture: "Architecture as a Vector of Culture.  The Louvre Abu Dhabi Experience."

A good opportunity to see an interesting project and discern some doubts about the project and cultural controversy arose around it.

Model. Louvre Abu Dhabi. Ateliers Jean Nouvel.

Hala Wardé holds an architectural degree from the École Speciale d´Architecture in Paris where she studied with Paul Virilio (1986-89) and with Jean Nouvel in 1990, Wardé worked on the Endless Tower project for La Défense near París, the Law Court of Nantes and the stadium for the Paris World Cup competition. Named project manager in 1994, Wardé has directed projects such as the Museum of Advertisement at the Louvre Museum and the re-structuring of the Arab World Institute in Paris, and internationally, she has directed the Young In guest house in Seoul and a building at Expo 2000 in Hanover.

Wardé became a Partner at AJN in 1999 and has been involved in major proyects throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the USA including the Carnegie Science Centre in Pittsburgh or the Guggenheim Temporary Museum in Tokyo, among others. In 2008, Wardé established HW Architecture, her own office, in partnership with AJN. She recently took charge of the One New Change office and retail building in London City and the Landmark Center for hotel, apartments, retail and entertainment in the city centre of Beirut. Wardé currently works on the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi, which she has been leading and overseeing since its inception in 2007.

Date: 10 February at 13.00h.

Venue: IE Segovia Campus-Refectory

Lecture: by Hala Wardé, Ateliers Jean Nouvel. “Architecture as a Vector of Culture: The Louvre Abu Dhabi Experience”

Infographic project, exterior view. Louvre Abu Dhabi. Ateliers Jean Nouvel.
Infographic project. Roof. Louvre Abu Dhabi. Ateliers Jean Nouvel.
Infographic project. Interior view. Louvre Abu Dhabi. Ateliers Jean Nouvel.
Works in progress. Louvre Abu Dhabi. Ateliers Jean Nouvel.

MetalocusRedes

MetalocusTwitter

view counter
view counter
Post a Job

MetalocusMagazine

MetalocusPublications

view counter