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    • Congress for the New Urbanism Denver - June, 2009 Efforts Toward the New Urbanism in the Middle East: Recent Planning for Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates Larry Beasley, C.M.
    • Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
    • The Falcon
    • HIS EXCELLANCY MOHAMMED AL BOWARDI GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF ABU DHABI
    • HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN ZAYED AL NAHYAN CROWN PRINCE OF ABU DHABI
    • Dubai
    • Vancouver
    • Dubai
    • Dubai
    • Dubai
    • Dubai
    • Dubai
    • THE ABU DHABI URBAN PLANNING COUNCIL
    • HIS EXCELLENCY FALAH AL AHBABI
    • “Abu Dhabi Plan 2030”
    • “Al Ain Plan 2030”
    • “Al Gharbia Plan 2030”
    • “Eastern Region Plan 2030”
    • The “Charrette” Process
    • “BASE TEAM” FOR DESIGN AND PRODUCTION
    • Beasley and Associates, Planning -Larry Beasley, C.M. – Principal Busby Perkins and Will, Architects -Peter Busby, C.M. – Principal Civitas Urban Design and Planning -Joseph Hruda - Principal
    • SOME OF THE WORLD’S BEST THINKERS
    • Dr. Mark Jaccard – Infrastructure Engineer -Canada Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald – Urban Designer -United States Christopher Stapleton – Transit Planner -Australia Karl Fornier - Architect -France and Morocco Dr. Peter Hellyer – Archeologist/Ecologist -Great Britain and U. A. E.
    • Dr. Alan Jacobs – Urban Designer/Planner -Unites States Herbert Dreiseitl – Landscape Architect -Switzerland Dr. Robert France - Ecologist -Canada Jeffrey Tumlin – Transportation Planner -United States Norman Hotson - Architect -Canada
    • Dr. Jala Makhzoumi - Agriculturalist -Lebanon John Buck - Developer -United States Jaakko van’t Spijker - Architect -The Netherlands Dr. Aziza Chaoni – Heritage Architect -Morocco David Camp – Economist -Great Britain
    • Regulatory Development and Detailing of Abu Dhabi Downtown Urban Design OTAK, ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS -David Siegel – Principal -Joe Dills – Principal
    • “Estidama” = Sustainability
    • Abu Dhabi: Masdar
    • Abu Dhabi Capital District Detailed Planning SOLOMON CORDWELL BUENZ, ARCHITECTS -Ted Strand – Principal in Charge -Christine Carlyle – Project Manager
    • Marrakesh
    • Beirut
    • BEFORE
    • AFTER
    • BEFORE
    • AFTER
    • ABU DHABI – PLAN 2030 OVER-ARCHING PRINCIPLES 1.  Abu Dhabi will be a contemporary expression of an Arab city, which has people living, doing, and thriving in healthy supportive proximity to one another. 2.  Abu Dhabi will continue its practice of measured growth reflecting a sustainable economy, rather than uncontrolled growth. 3.  Abu Dhabi will respect, be scaled to, and shaped by the natural environment of sensitive coastal and desert ecologies. 4.  Abu Dhabi will manifest its role and stature as a capital city. 5.  Abu Dhabi’s urban fabric and community infrastructure will enable the values, social arrangements, culture and mores of this Arab community.
    • ABU DHABI – PLAN 2030 OVER-ARCHING PRINCIPLES 1.  Abu Dhabi will be a contemporary expression of an Arab city, which has people living, doing, and thriving in healthy supportive proximity to one another. 2.  Abu Dhabi will continue its practice of measured growth reflecting a sustainable economy, rather than uncontrolled growth. 3.  Abu Dhabi will respect, be scaled to, and shaped by the natural environment of sensitive coastal and desert ecologies. 4.  Abu Dhabi will manifest its role and stature as a capital city. 5.  Abu Dhabi’s urban fabric and community infrastructure will enable the values, social arrangements, culture and mores of this Arab community.
    • ABU DHABI – PLAN 2030 OVER-ARCHING PRINCIPLES 1.  Abu Dhabi will be a contemporary expression of an Arab city, which has people living, doing, and thriving in healthy supportive proximity to one another. 2.  Abu Dhabi will continue its practice of measured growth reflecting a sustainable economy, rather than uncontrolled growth. 3.  Abu Dhabi will respect, be scaled to, and shaped by the natural environment of sensitive coastal and desert ecologies. 4.  Abu Dhabi will manifest its role and stature as a capital city. 5.  Abu Dhabi’s urban fabric and community infrastructure will enable the values, social arrangements, culture and mores of this Arab community.
    • ABU DHABI – PLAN 2030 OVER-ARCHING PRINCIPLES 1.  Abu Dhabi will be a contemporary expression of an Arab city, which has people living, doing, and thriving in healthy supportive proximity to one another. 2.  Abu Dhabi will continue its practice of measured growth reflecting a sustainable economy, rather than uncontrolled growth. 3.  Abu Dhabi will respect, be scaled to, and shaped by the natural environment of sensitive coastal and desert ecologies. 4.  Abu Dhabi will manifest its role and stature as a capital city. 5.  Abu Dhabi’s urban fabric and community infrastructure will enable the values, social arrangements, culture and mores of this Arab community.
    • ABU DHABI – PLAN 2030 OVER-ARCHING PRINCIPLES 1.  Abu Dhabi will be a contemporary expression of an Arab city, which has people living, doing, and thriving in healthy supportive proximity to one another. 2.  Abu Dhabi will continue its practice of measured growth reflecting a sustainable economy, rather than uncontrolled growth. 3.  Abu Dhabi will respect, be scaled to, and shaped by the natural environment of sensitive coastal and desert ecologies. 4.  Abu Dhabi will manifest its role and stature as a capital city. 5.  Abu Dhabi’s urban fabric and community infrastructure will enable the values, social arrangements, culture and mores of this Arab community.
    • ABU DHABI – PLAN 2030 OVER-ARCHING PRINCIPLES 1.  Abu Dhabi will be a contemporary expression of an Arab city, which has people living, doing, and thriving in healthy supportive proximity to one another. 2.  Abu Dhabi will continue its practice of measured growth reflecting a sustainable economy, rather than uncontrolled growth. 3.  Abu Dhabi will respect, be scaled to, and shaped by the natural environment of sensitive coastal and desert ecologies. 4.  Abu Dhabi will manifest its role and stature as a capital city. 5.  Abu Dhabi’s urban fabric and community infrastructure will enable the values, social arrangements, culture and mores of this Arab community.
    • THEMES FROM THE NEW URBANISM DIVERSITY DENSITY USE MIX SOCIAL MIX WALKABILITY SUSTAINABILITY OPEN SPACE BEAUTY VITALITY CULTURE CHARACTER HUMAN SCALE