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As part of its long-term plan for the city, Al Ain Municipality undertook the redevelopment of the Municipal Depots a Sanaiya. This process use… Read More
As part of its long-term plan for the city, Al Ain Municipality undertook the redevelopment of the Municipal Depots a Sanaiya. This process used a logical progression of steps to ensure a viable scheme with maximum return for the community both on a financial and socio-cultural level. This is the first time such a thorough scientific, multi-disciplinary approach has been implemented in the city, and it is hoped this will become a model for future endeavors of this kind. Based on the cultural and market projections, an optimal mix of uses was created. This established a solid financial backbone for the development ensuring an attractive project for developers. Al Ain Municipality sought to balance this value with additional functions for enhanced social benefit. As a result, the entire project is developed around a civic center which is the anchor of the development, occupying the most visible corner of the site, inviting passersby to enter and participate in its offerings. The anchor will cater to enhancing the “Mind, Body and Spirit”. Read Less
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Project in Collaboration with: Burthill Stantec , Richard Broene & Esra Enhos (Urban Planning)