Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures.
Saadiyat Island's Cultural District plans to house the largest single cluster of world-class cultural assets. The Louvre Abu Dhabi includes:
Zayed National Museum, to be designed by United Kingdom-based architectural company Foster and Partners under the direction of Lord Norman Foster;
the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi contemporary arts museum - the world's largest Guggenheim and the only museum to be located in the Middle East;
a performing arts centre designed by Zaha Hadid;
a maritime museum with concept design by Tadao Ando and a number of arts pavilions.