Abu Dhabi

Last week I participated in a design charrette for the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council’s strategic Opinion
Sep 27, 2013   By Todd Litman
Abu Dhabi today reaffirmed its commitment to completing the long-delayed project to build a $27 billion cultural and tourism project known as Saadiyat Island.
Jan 25, 2012   The New York Times
Eric Jaffe at Atlantic Cities assembles his collection of the best time lapse videos of cities.
Dec 24, 2011   Atlantic Cities
The revitalization master plan for two older neighborhoods in Abu Dhabi includes creating "new roads, clinics, schools, police stations and neighborhood centers" and making them easily accessible to residents.
Jul 26, 2011   The National
Abu Dhabi has released a new 20-year plan. It planners argue that it will be flexible enough to withstand changes in the global economy, should they come.
Jul 1, 2011   Times of Oman
Nicolai Ouroussoff, architecture critic for <em>The New York Times</em>, offers this lengthy look at the state of development and design in Abu Dhabi and Doha.
Nov 30, 2010   The New York Times
Ferrari has built an enormous Formula 1 race track and amusement park on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Metropolis Magazine reviews the in-your-face architecture.
Nov 24, 2010   Metropolis Magazine
Kiran Stacy looks at some of the challenges facing what is intended to be the world's first carbon-neutral city.
Nov 4, 2010   Financial Times
Feasibility studies underway in Abu Dhabi predict that a new light rail tram network could be operational by 2014.
Oct 21, 2010   Arabian Business
Nicolai Oursoussoff says Masdar, the eco-city being developed near Abu Dhabi, is "something more daring and more noxious" than we think.
Sep 27, 2010   The New York Times
Robert Wright describes the policy shift already underway in planning for cities of the future. He reports that "as energy becomes more expensive, cities will have to be much more compact, easier to navigate by bike and on foot."
Sep 11, 2010   Financial Times