Reem Island

REEM ISLAND

2011 – Abu Dhabi, UAE
Masterplan

Al Reem Island is located on the north-eastern fringe of Abu Dhabi. It is an oblong island with a land area of approximately 1,560 acres. The body of the island is carved out by two ‘cavities’ encroaching from the northern and eastern flanks. It is bridged to the main island of Abu Dhabi at the point where the two are closest.

The master plan strategy uses the shape of the island to clearly define three main ‘districts’ connected via a central, pivotal zone. The island’s Central Business District, or CBD, is placed to the north of the central zone, whereas the remaining two zones to the east and south of the island are predominantly residential in their make-up.

Team:
Alliance Consulting Engineers, Australia
JPR Sdn Bhd
Perunding Trafik Klasik Sdn Bhd
AVT Consultants Sdn Bhd
Leo International Design Group Co. Ltd, Thailand
Super Potato, Japan
Architectural and Planning Group, UAE
Virgile and Stone, UK
Schletterer Wellness & Spa Design, UAE
Connell Wagner (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Site:
Al Reem Island – 1,560 acres

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