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Saadiyat Island is joined to the city of Abu Dhabi by a bridge. Today, at the northwestern tip of the island, about two miles east of downtown, the Saadiyat Cultural District is the scene of frenetic construction. There, five new museums are in various stages of completion. The Louvre Abu Dhabi, designed by architect Jean Nouvel, has been built in collaboration with the French government. It is joined by the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, by Frank Gehry; the Zayed National Museum, by Norman Foster; the Performing Arts Centre, by the late Zaha Hadid; and the Maritime Museum, by Japanese architect Tadao Ando (designer of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis).