Masdar to use more PV’s to power city

November 12, 2009,AEST

With the recent drop in costs for photovoltaics (PV) and the effect of dust and haze on solar-thermal technology(the technology originally planned) has caused a rethink in supplying energy to Masdar. The utilities management company has decided to use 50% | Read More

6,000 bicycle parking spots for Dubai

October 19, 2009,AEST

Gulf News reports Approximately 2,000 parking slots for bicycles have been constructed by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and another 4,000 are in progress across Dubai. They have been constructed to encourage road users to also use bikes as | Read More

Dubai Metro launches today

September 9, 2009,AEST

After four years of construction, Dubai will finally have its own Metro. The Metro Red Line will be opened tonight at Galleria of the Mall station by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. | Read More

Tallest residential Tower contracts awarded

September 8, 2009,AEST

Just when you thought development in Dubai was frozen along comes the news that construction contracts were just awarded to Arabian Construction Company for Pentominium, the tallest residential in the world at 618 metres (2027 feet) and 124 floors. At a | Read More

Robot Carpark opens in Dubai

August 14, 2009,AEST

Sick of driving around and around on the carpark ramp to get to that elusive spot on the second last or last level of your cities carpark. Well, the future is here. A 765 car stall robotic carpark has just | Read More

Leading UK architects to open Doha office

July 30, 2009,AEST

Trade Arabia reports Leading international architectural practice Allies and Morrison intends to open its first Middle East office in Doha, in early autumn. In the UK, Allies and Morrison is playing a pivotal role in preparing masterplan proposals for the | Read More

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