Dubai Waterfront - Phase 6 Masterplan, Public Domain

Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Client Nakheel PJSC
Master Plan Roberts Day
Architect Crone Partners

Dubai Waterfront is reputed to be the largest waterfront development in the world Phase 6 is a mixed use residential and commercial precinct strategically located between Dubai Waterfront’s CBD and ‘The Islands’. A planned community of over 350,000 residents, the precinct features medium to high density residential areas, major transport networks, retail and commercial hubs, beach front parklands and navigable canals.

Working with the master plan team in the UAE, Context contributed to the master plan and design of the landscape and public domain including numerous waterfront parks and plazas, urban streetscapes and the town square. Inspiration for the landscape design was drawn from traditional Arabic design, local culture and technology. ESD initiatives included linking into constructed ‘wadis’, careful material selection, use of low xeric plants, and infiltration buffers.

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