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.