Our congratulations to The Beach at JBR. A survey conducted by the region’s premier event for the Landscaping, Infrastructure & Urban Development industries, the Urban Design & Landscape Expo- have asked residents to vote for their favorite outdoor spot in Dubai as cooler months lie ahead.
Over 43,000 voters crowned The Beach at JBR by MERAAS as the number one happy go-to area in the Emirate, followed by Al Mamzar Beach Park, and another MERAAS development – La Mer. City Walk and Dubai Miracle Garden also made it to the top five.
With the expansion of its outdoor areas, Dubai is scraping its stereotype of a city living and breathing exclusively during the cooler months.
Running as part of The Big 5 international construction show, the event will display the most innovative solutions for the construction and maintenance of urban and green spaces, sports grounds and playgrounds, from around the globe.
UDLE will also host the high-level Urban Design & Landscaping Summit on November 28, gathering some of the most prominent local and international experts in the field.
Key speakers include the Deputy Mayor – Green Spaces, Nature & Biodiversity, of the City of Paris, Pénélope Komitès; Senior Landscape Architect + UNESCO World Heritage Advisor at Oman Botanic Garden, Andrew Burton Anderson; the Urban Planning Advisor of the Sharjah Urban Planning Council, Val Zillig; the Head of Parks Section at Al Ain Municipality, Ayub Hassan Algaferi; and the Director of Urban Planning at the Dubai Creative Clusters Authority (DCCA), Ahmad Bukhash.
With the theme “Promoting greener, healthier and more sustainable built environments with best practices in urban design and landscaping”, the Urban Design & Landscaping Summit will attract landscape architects, municipalities, urban designers, property developers, parks and resorts, contractors, as well as engineering and building consultants.
Focusing on the opportunities and challenges faced in turning the region green, the Summit will explore the initiatives taken up by global and local government bodies, as well as prominent projects developed by urban design and landscape architecture firms both globally and locally.
Organised by dmg events, the Urban Design & Landscaping Expo (UDLE) will run from 26 to 29 November 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre as part of The Big 5. The event is free to attend for pre-registered visitors.