25 October 2018
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
One of the great challenges of a fast-growing global city is the question of how a distinctive identity can be forged that will be meaningful to locals and representative of the city’s unique role on the global stage. Abu Dhabi has grappled with this concern in intriguing ways, taking advantage of its deep resources and coastal location to establish a metropolis on the edge of the desert that is both distinct and eminently habitable. This session explores three projects that have helped sculpt Abu Dhabi’s sense of place.