Stakeholders meet at Dubai’s Smart Skyscrapers Summit to drive sustainability


With an enormous desire to build tall, Dubai will be home to approximately 149 skyscrapers by the end of 2015. The city’s skyline continues to grow and one can look forward to incredibly innovative designs and tall structures being constructed as a part of the ongoing trend.

Dubai Municipality’s Department of Building Permit will stress on the new regulations and codes to make high rises green. In support of the Municipality’s vision, the Chairman of Green Building Council, Saeed Al Abbar, will present on the economics of sustainable building. Breaking the myth that green buildings are not cost effective, his evaluation will share the return on investment for building green.

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