Project by: Abdulbasit Olad, Student, MBA Construction and Real Estate
Ecosystem degradation creates a new trend in the context of the global ecological crisis. This trend involves the need to shift urban facilities to sustainable development standards, which in turn is linked to the necessity to modernise the urban environment in the view of comfort, economy, and ecological compatibility.
The planning, design and construction of sustainable developments plays a natural catalytic role for change towards improvement of the environmental quality. This paper suggests a number of sustainable development planning, design and construction interventions which aim to influence the behaviour of residents to adopt a sustainable lifestyle.
The adoption of sustainable practice was infused through all aspects of the planning and development of Al Marai, and, importantly, they were able to positively influence the lifestyles of those who live, work and visit the development.
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