This decade has witnessed the drastic evolution of Middle East’s panorama. We saw the rise of skylines, airports and massive tourist developments across the region. The influx of residents has led to the rapid development in cities along with Sheikh Zayed’s vision to green the desert becoming a reality. The government understands the need to focus on sustainable and green development. Efforts to conscious reduction of carbon footprint is spearheaded by government entities. Revamping of parks, creation of open spaces and increasing the walkability factor in cities have become a priority to development in the region.
The 7th edition of the Middle East Smart Landscape Summit 2019 will be held on 18th and 19th March in Dubai. Bringing together the region’s leading landscape designers and architects, the summit will discuss in-depth the sustainability focused change of landscape strategies for urban development in the region. The agenda will overlook the new opportunities for landscape architects to pursue the vision of creating sustainable green cities in the region.