Saturday, June 4, 2011
Institut du Monde Arabe #2
In 1980, 18 Arab countries concluded an agreement with France to establish the Institut du Monde Arabe (Arab World Institute) to spread knowledge and research the Arab World´s language, and its cultural and spiritual values. It also aims at promoting cooperation and cultural exchanges between France and the Arab World. The institute´s building was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel and constructed from 1981 to 1987.