The plazas launched in downtown Jebel Ali

Limitless has launched two plazas within its flagship Downtown Jebel Ali project.
The plazas launched in downtown Jebel Ali
The Plazas will be the centre of transport, entertainment and retail at Downtown Jebel Ali.
By Administrator
Sun 04 Nov 2007 04:00 AM

Limitless has launched two plazas within its flagship Downtown Jebel Ali project.

The Plazas at Downtown Jebel Ali will be the focus of the 200-hectare urban community, currently under construction along Sheikh Zayed Road.

Downtown Jebel Ali is a mixed-use urban community. It will consist of four zones and will stretch for 11 kilometres along Sheikh Zayed Road. Located between the Jebel Ali Free Zone and Techno Park, it will have 326 buildings, 237 of which will be part of residential communities. Designed to allow space between buildings, it will feature pedestrian and congestion-free areas. Each zone will have three individual districts: The Urban Centre, The Trellis and The Medina, creating a blend of business, residential, shopping, dining and entertainment facilities.

Created by Raphael Vinoly Architects and Pelli Clark Pelli Architects, the Plazas will be the transport, entertainment and retail hubs of Downtown Jebel Ali. Each project will have its own Dubai Metro station, convenient road access and a pick-up and drop-off point for the development's internal transport system. The Plazas will be a regional venue for shopping and leisure, with a multipurpose outdoor arena for concerts, cultural and sporting events, as well as restaurants and cafés. Residential and office accommodation will also be included.

The buildings will also have LEED accreditation to ensure that they meet the international environmental standards, including water recycling systems and energy-efficient glass.

Work on The Plazas will begin in 2008, and will be completed by 2011.

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