Sharjah Will Soon Be Home To A Sustainable City

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    Sharjah will soon be home to an all-green, sustainable city. The AED 2 billion project is developed by Diamond Developers and will be completed by the end of 2021.

    What’s It?

    Sharjah will soon have a new city with sustainability as the theme. How cool is that! Diamond Developers, the company behind Dubai Sustainable City, is working on the AED2 billion project.

    What’s In It?

    Stretching across 7.2 million sq ft, the new project will include a sustainable school, an experience centre and a community with three and four bedroom villas- all of which aim to promote an environment-friendly and sustainable living. The villas offer 100% savings on electricity bill along with a 50% cut on water bills. The community will also have other amenities including a convention centre, jogging and cycling tracks, swimming pools, health clubs, nurseries, medical facilities and a mosque.

    Credits: arabianbusiness.com

    Credits: arabianbusiness.com

    The city will be completely powered using renewable energy from solar panels and will also be equipped with recycling plants. Further, biome greenhouses and outdoor gardens in the city will support sustainable farming of a range of fruits and vegetables.

    Credits: arabianbusiness.com

    Credits: arabianbusiness.com

    What Else?

    Meanwhile, did you know Dubai has a sustainable school which raises environmentally responsible kids? Fair Green International, is Dubai’s first fully sustainable school and the features are out of the box. Read the full story here.

    Vaishnavi Venkataraman
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