Crowds trying to enter the hall were Foster, Nouvel and Gehry spoke. Photo: NeilvdL.

Partly probably in order to prove that things are moving forward indeed, Abu Dhabi Art hosted the architects of the first three major museums to supposedly open on Saadiyat Island and presented a public Question and Answer session with them in a crowded main assembly hall in Manarat Al Saadiyat, with a large number of people not even able to attend and to have to follow the debate outside on TV screens.

From left, Norman Foster, Frank Gehry and Jean Nouvel discuss the art of architecture at Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi. Pawan Singh / The National

People watching the debate on TV screens outside the hall were Foster, Nouvel and Gehry spoke. Photo: NeilvdL.

 

Author: Neil
Location: Posted on: Thursday, November 8th, 2012