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Architecture Podcast (1): Jean Nouvel and the Universal Museum

For this first episode in our mini-series looking at the architecture of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, we have met up with Jean Nouvel, the museum's architect, for an exclusive tour of the museum.

Exploring the permanent collections together, we discussed with Jean Nouvel his response to a historic challenge, namely building the first universal museum in the Arab world.

If you liked this episode, don’t miss out on the second episode of our mini-series dedicated to the architecture of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, featuring architect Hala Wardé, Jean Nouvel's associate and director of the project. From the very first sketch to the final installation of the dome, join us as we talk about the key stages of this highly challenging project.

“On Show” is a podcast produced by the Louvre Abu Dhabi.

Our warmest thanks to Jean Nouvel for giving us this interview.

This podcast episode is also available in Arabic and French on the Louvre Abu Dhabi mobile app and all your favourite podcast apps.

Executive production: Amine Kharchach, Marine Botton.

Recording: Amine Kharchach.

Post-production, music and mix: Making Waves.

Show Cover: Maysa Sultan.

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