New Fishing Port at Saadiyat Island

Client: Musanada
Location: Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates
Services Provided: Urban Planning
Total Site Area: 61,000 sq.m
Construction Cost: US $ 45,000,000
Starting Date: 2010
Completion Date: 2011


The new Fishing Port aims to develop the infrastructure that is within this sector in a frame of sustainable development, where the design corresponds to the future infrastructure designs. The project is to be the link between Abu-Dhabi and Saadiyat Island, being a nautical social spine that presents an educational and entertainment centre on the essential economical trading history of fish and pearls along with rich fishing heritage.
Inspired by the shape ships and their movements, the bridge’s spine is covered with a design structure that emphasizes its importance and improves the quality of the space, where tourists and visitors’ can enjoy, in addition to embracing various facilities and required utilities.