05 December 2018

Future Green Buildings: What is Possible?

As a growing proportion of the global population is shifting to the world’s urban centers, increasing pressure is being placed on our natural and built...

25 October 2018

Abu Dhabi Open Space in the Rear View: the Public Realm Moving Forward

Abu Dhabi shares with many cities in the region an original urban planning morphology that has enabled the dominance of the car over the pedestrian....

25 October 2018

Placemaking in Dubai - Accidental and By Design

Dubai has emerged as a global city in the last two decades. Many concepts will be discussed that helped contribute to this growth and to...

25 October 2018

An Urban Community From the Ground Up

In a world with many standalone, single-use buildings and suburban low-rise residential subdivisions, we are beginning to see a shift in where we live and...

25 October 2018

Cities 2050: Where Will We Be?

According to recent data from the United Nations, the world will see its collective urban population increase by nearly 2.5 billion people by 2050, with...

25 October 2018

Abu Dhabi Global Market Square: Exposing the Environmental Strategies Behind Al Maryah’s Landmark

Sustainability is a main focus of Abu Dhabi Global Market Square, and the design of the complex integrates many sustainable initiatives. These include ventilated, double-skin...