Video: Constructing Louvre Abu Dhabi's dome roof
TDIC footage shows how giant structure was built
The Louvre Abu Dhabi’s 7,000 tonne dome roof has been fully installed.
Master developer Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) revealed the final piece of 85 super-sized steel elements was put in place today.
The dome sits atop of 120 temporary support towers, which will be later on disassembled and removed leaving the dome, as initially designed, resting on four main piers only.
TDIC has revealed a video of the work that has gone into creating the superstructure.