UAE, Downtown Jebel Ali, Dubai

Urban Design Development Code Guidelines Enhancement based on local climate and traditional space making vocabulary of Hot/ Arid Zones.

Arcades, trellises, urban stairs,visual diversity and continuous pedestrian and transit network were examined and engaged with Landscape Urbanism potentials. Main emphasize is on elaborating Spaces-in-Between and creating surprise and positive engagement with Space,Time and Events.
(with Gruzen Samton / Peter Calthorpe )

This project spans 207 hectares,11 km long and 300 meters wide potential future multi use Urban Center of 6 to 7 million SM for a population of 300,000 people. Four major segments ,each with a local landmark, connecting to the regional train stations.