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Megaprojects: Falcon City in Dubailand
Engineering and Construction
Pages 20 (5020 words)
Mega Projects: Falcon City in Dubailand Student: Professor: Course title: Date: Mega Projects: Falcon City in Dubailand Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 1.0 Part 1 3 1.1. Introduction 3 1.2 Background 3 2.0 Part 2 6 2.1 Sustainable cities 6 2.2 Current environmental practices / conditions of the project 8 2.2.1 Constructing green buildings 8 2.2.2 Renewable energy 9 2.2.3 Mass transit and emphasis on proximity 10 2.2.4 Walkable urbanism and providing green spaces 11 2.2.5 Energy conservation devices/systems 12 2.3 Future solutions for FCW sustainability 12 2.3.1 Using eco-friendly vehicles 12 2.3.2 Green roofs and urban farming 13 2.3.3 Zero energy building (ZEB) 14 2.3.4 Increase use of
The Falconcity of wonders is a component of Dubailand and covers an area of 0.42 km2 or 100 acres with an approximated cost of $1.5 billion. It is of note that the entire project itself is headed by Falconcity of Wonders Company, a local corporation whose owner is entrepreneur Mr. Salem Al Moosa (Krane, 2010). The purpose of this paper is to provide a detailed and comprehensive analysis about the capacity of Falconcity megaproject to sustain itself in the complexity of Dubailand. An extensive study is carried out to answer the research question, which is aimed at providing insight as to what the present condition of the FCW megaproject is and what the future solutions for its sustainability are. 1.2 Background FCW is intended to bring the world together within 1 city. ...
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