Urbamentary

Urbamentary

Urbamentary is an urban morphology in which transit nodes and systems are connected while stressing upon the human experience throughout. The proposed design bids to create an identity for Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet  City while addressing major urban issues, mainly concerning walkability, transit connectivity and lack of public spaces. The design took shape considering the pedestrian flow, the 200 m catchment around the transit stations and the surrounding urban fabric. The design allows flexibility, in diversifying the spaces according to the needs of the site and the users. By adopting several strategies and smart technologies, the design extends to form a bridge across the site to allow ease of movement and a comfortable environment. It is a development that forms a skin over the existing urban layer, enhancing it.

This design allows for a centered public space surrounded by the programs
As part of a transit oriented development, our strategy was to connect the two trams to the metro, densify around them as well as diversify
The design also features a jogging track surrounding an amphitheater as well as parks for children