Dubai's 'living laboratory' in the desert

  • Alessandro Melis

Press/Media: Expert Comment

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Articles about Dubai's sustainable building project, Alessandro Melis is quoted discussing how retro-fitting is often more sustainable than new builds and the Dubai development is not a magic bullet against global warming

Period28 Oct 2019 → 25 Feb 2020

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleCould Dubai’s $350 million sustainable supercity work in New York?
    Media name/outletAfricaZine
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Arab Emirates
    Date25/02/20
    DescriptionArticle featuring expert opinion from Alessandro Melis who says that older heavily built cities like New York need to "focus on how we can transform the urban fabric that we already have, as opposed to building a new one"
    URLafricazine.com/could-dubais-350-million-sustainable-supercity-work-in-new-york/
    PersonsAlessandro Melis
  • TitleNew Dubai city pushes for green revolution in the desert
    Media name/outletThe Arab Weekly
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/11/19
    Description quotes from Alessandro Melis discussing how retro-fitting is often more sustainable than new builds
    Producer/AuthorAgence France-Presse
    URLhttps://thearabweekly.com/new-dubai-city-pushes-green-revolution-desert
    PersonsAlessandro Melis
  • TitleThis new city near Dubai is aiming to be 'net-zero'
    Media name/outletWorld Economic Forum
    Media typeWeb
    CountrySwitzerland
    Date1/11/19
    DescriptionCoverage of Dubai's sustainable building project, quoting Alessandro Melis discussing how retro-fitting is often more sustainable than new builds and the Dubai development is not a magic bullet against global warming
    Producer/AuthorUmberto Bacchi
    URLhttps://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/11/uae-aims-reduce-energy-intake-40/
    PersonsAlessandro Melis
  • TitleBuilding green cities in the Middle East are ‘living laboratories’
    Media name/outletBusiness Day
    Media typeWeb
    CountrySouth Africa
    Date29/10/19
    DescriptionArticle featuring quotes from Alessandro Melis discussing how retro-fitting is often more sustainable than new builds and the Dubai development is not a magic bullet against global warming
    Producer/AuthorUmberto Bacchi
    URLhttps://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/world/middle-east/2019-10-29-building-green-cities-in-the-middle-east-are-living-laboratories/
    PersonsAlessandro Melis
  • TitleDubai's 'living laboratory' in the desert
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletDaily Mail
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date28/10/19
    DescriptionArticle about how Dubai's sustainable city, filled with 'biodome' greenhouses and electric buggies, is testing how the UAE could hit target of 40 per cent renewable energy by 2050. with quotes from Alessandro Melis
    Producer/AuthorIan Randall
    URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7621537/Living-laboratory-New-Dubai-city-pushes-green-revolution-desert.html
    PersonsAlessandro Melis
  • Titlehttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7621537/Living-laboratory-New-Dubai-city-pushes-green-revolution-desert.html
    Media name/outletReuters
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date28/10/19
    DescriptionArticle about Dubai's sustainable building project, Alessandro Melis is quoted discussing how retro-fitting is often more sustainable than new builds and the Dubai development is not a magic bullet against global warming
    Producer/AuthorUmberto Bacchi
    URLhttps://uk.reuters.com/article/emirates-climatechange-cities/feature-living-laboratory-new-dubai-city-pushes-for-green-revolution-in-the-desert-idUKL5N27259W
    PersonsAlessandro Melis
  • Title'Living Laboratory': New Dubai City Pushes for Green Revolution in the Desert
    Media name/outletAsharq Al-Awsat
    Media typeWeb
    CountrySaudi Arabia
    Date28/10/19
    DescriptionArticle about UAE plans for a range of projects aimed at having more than 40 percent of the country’s energy come from renewable sources and cutting consumption by the same margin by 2050, with quotes from Alessandro Melis
    Producer/AuthorAsharq Al-Awsat
    URLhttps://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1965011/living-laboratory-new-dubai-city-pushes-green-revolution-desert
    PersonsAlessandro Melis
  • TitleUAE pushes for green revolution in the desert
    Media name/outletMiddle East Online (MEO)
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date28/10/19
    DescriptionArticle about the UAE, and especially Dubai, who have long seemed the antithesis of sustainability, but are looking to change that with a range of renewable energy projects. With quotes from Alessandro Melis
    URLhttps://middle-east-online.com/en/uae-pushes-green-revolution-desert
    PersonsAlessandro Melis

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