A computer simulation of Saadiyat island in Abu Dhabi,
where a new Guggenheim outpost will be part of a “cultural district.”
Spiegel Online – Berlin,Germany
KRENS’ MUSEUM FOR GLOBAL CONTEMPORARY ART
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Will Be ‘Pharaonic’
…SPIEGEL: The term “Bilbao Effect” has been established for some time. It means that a relatively unknown industrial city is transformed into a tourist mecca by a museum. Everyone has wanted his own Bilbao since then. Even the small German city of Herford is now splurging on a Gehry building. Hasn’t the Bilbao idea run its course?
Krens: Why? It was a huge success. Bilbao changed the perception of culture….. (+)