17 Mar '17, 8pm

Dubai plans huge pedestrian-friendly urban #green space

“In addition to enhancing the natural landscape and attracting tourists, every major city, including New York, London and Singapore, has an iconic park that reflects its cultural and social identity,” says Dubai Municipality director general, Hussain Lootah. “”The provision of green, open spaces play a pivotal role in elevating the quality of life among residents, creating a desire to explore new pursuits and enjoy favorite pastimes. In addition, such parks act as important links between different parts of the wider city, positioning them as popular destinations drawing people together.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/dubai-plans-huge-pedestrian-friendly...

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