Cityscape AD: UPC to unveil real estate approvals
The Abu Dhabi UPC will also launch an upgraded online design tool to help develop enhanced streets
The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) will reveal a raft of new developments that have received detailed planning approval, and launch a new and improved online street design application.
Senior executives from the UPC will announce detailed approvals for key developments that will shape the urban landscape of the entire Abu Dhabi Emirate.
HE Falah Al Ahbabi, director general, UPC, said: “We are proud to have exhibited at Cityscape every year. Each time it provides us with an essential platform from which to engage with our many stakeholders and to provide the latest news on our work and progress.
“Through Cityscape, we are able to reach a large audience in a concentrated period of time to explain our role and what we are doing as we move towards Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.”
The UPC will use the exhibition to reveal highlights of detailed approvals and Estidama Pearl Ratings it has given to key developments in Abu Dhabi in Q4 2015, as well as provide a full recap for all projects granted detailed approval in 2015.
The UPC will also launch an update to the online Street Design tool, which allows designers to create well-designed, safe and walkable streets. It has the added benefit of being able to incorporate utility corridors, medians and sidewalks, hence it enables designers to create complete streets from a design and engineering perspective.