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The city can’t focus on being “number one” without a robust framework for comparison, Dubai’s Aisha Miran says.
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Dubai Habitat III forum warns that even the most luxury-minded countries need to offer a spectrum of housing options to remain globally competitive. That could offer a significant market for the real-estate industry.
Gregory Scruggs January 26, 2016

The ‘heat dome’ effect could threaten human survival in parts of the Persian Gulf region, Green Prophet reports. 

November 9, 2015

Solar-powered man-made trees in Dubai can charge electronic devices and connect people to the Internet without drawing from the power grid, according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

August 31, 2015

The one-story structure will be the first office building made this way, Reuters reports. 

July 3, 2015

The “Robo Cops” will help the city handle a surge in visitors for Expo 2020 by patrolling malls and other public venues, the Khaleej Times reports.

May 7, 2015

The requirement to use environmentally-friendly varieties of cement made of recycled material began this month, Al Bawaba reports. 

April 22, 2015

A key concern is the impact on limited water resources in the desert environment, Green Prophet reports. 

March 18, 2015

Dubai hopes to remove 7,000 vehicles from its roads on February 4, the city’s annual Car Free Day, Green Prophet reports. 

January 22, 2015

The Desert Rose smart city in Dubai would use sewage water for irrigation and emphasize recycling, Emirates 24/7 reports. 

June 3, 2014

Government officials in Dubai want developers to add affordable housing to help make the city more inclusive, the Khaleej Times reports.

May 2, 2014

“Silicon Park” would dovetail with the city’s wider “smart city” vision, according to the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.

March 24, 2014

The United Arab Emirates is offering a million dollar prize for the best design of an urban drone, the AP reports. 

March 4, 2014

With new energy standards in place, Dubai says it can become one of the world’s most environmentally friendly cities by 2020, reports The National.

January 3, 2014
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