Abrahamic Family House, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Located on Saadiyat Island, near the Louvre, the Abrahamic Family House is a ground-breaking project, commissioned as the UAE celebrated its year of Tolerance by the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity. It will provide learning resources as well as worship spaces for each of the three Abrahamic religions.


Image credits: Adjaye Associates

Plan A’s Key Responsibilities

  • Our full-service provision included setting up project protocols, supporting contractual negotiations, and preparing sub-consultancy agreements.
  • We negotiated to establish unambiguous roles and responsibilities for all relevant contributors.
  • Established the design deliverables, design programme and scopes of work, and clarified the conclusion of the design responsibilities.
  • Managed any design issues, monitored the design programme, progress reporting, change control, and chairing client and design team meetings.
  • We liaised constantly with the client team and the rest of the design team, including the local architect of record. This ensured the flow of information was uninterrupted, and all relevant parties remained informed throughout.
  • Project: Abrahamic Family House, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Sector: Culture

  • Architect: Adjaye Associates

  • Client: Miral

  • Size: 7,700 m²

  • Engineering: Buro Happold

  • Plan A Appointed: RIBA Stage 2 - RIBA Stage 3

Seamless and collaborative....

Sir David Adjaye OBE. Founder. Adjaye Associates
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