The Makers District, UAE

The Makers District, Abu Dhabi

The Makers District, Abu Dhabi

About the project 

The Makers District is set to become one of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic communities. The aim of the project is to create a vibrant residential community responding to the artistic maker movement while inspiring to a more sustainable future. The first phase of the Makers District comprises 13 different buildings ranging from mid to high rise with a maximum of 24 storeys with a built-up area of about 390,000 sqm. 

Key challenges

Abu Dhabi’s 2030 Plan establishes sustainability as the foundation of every new construction being built in the Emirate. The key challenge is to construct a development that excels in liveability, cost-efficiency and simultaneously corresponds to the Estidama sustainability initiative. 

Outcome

To meet the Estidama requirements, Ramboll focuses on the physical, social and cultural dimensions of the projectalongside sustainability to enhance the liveability of the construction. By employing sustainable strategies and technologies, Ramboll also focuses on the reduction of energy use to ensure that the target for carbon reduction can be met now and in the future. The Makers District should be a new development that is environmentally sustainable throughout its lifetime. 

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