Downtown Circle Dubai is a new proposed-addition to the Dubai skyline. In cities like Dubai, where several high-rise buildings dot the skyline, a concern for related problems of urbanisation has also arisen.
Recently a project by ZNera Space was unveiled, which aims to build a self-sufficient and sustainable gated community around Burj Khalifa, thus revolutionizing the concept of traditional skyscraper homes.
The Downtown Circle is a 500-metre-high structure with a circumference of 3000 metres over Dubai’s downtown. It will be home to many public, commercial, and cultural spots. A green belt called ‘The Skypark’ will link the two main components of the building.
Traditional building structures with unconnected foundations occupy more space, thus making it difficult to accommodate the rising population. Hence, keeping these issues in mind, ZNera Space has proposed this futuristic project.
The Skypark is a continuous green belt around the two main rings of the building. Illuminated by natural light, it creates a three-dimensional urban green ecosystem above the land. It will be home to several offices and buildings with vertically connected floors.
The project will replicate a green ecosystem with flora and fauna, dunes, canyons, digital caves, trees, etc.
To address the needs of modern mixed urban designs which cater to the demand for climate protection and environmental excellence, this concept combines dynamic urban functions and a high-end living experience.
With integrated research spaces, corporate offices, science, education, and cultural spots, the Skypark will be a whole new experience for everyone living inside the Downtown Circle.
Rainwater harvesting and solar power projects are also integral parts of the Skypark. To reduce the impact of air pollutants in the Downtown Circle, the project will have modern systems for air filtration and carbon storage.
For a futuristic project like Downtown Circle, transportation means have to be sophisticated. So, a fleet of peripheral pods has been designed to operate from one node to another in the Downtown Circle.
Passengers will enter these hyper pods from the outer perimeter with the help of pressurised vessels. Travelling at a speed of 100 km/h will make transportation much easier and more efficient. Passengers will also be able to get a 360-degree view through these pods.
Urban development needs sustainable construction projects like Dubai Downtown.
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