|Location||Abu Dhabi, UAE|
As Abu Dhabi's new Central Business District, Al Maryah Island (formerly Sowwah Island) represents a significant investment in the capital city's future. As such, the client has sought to protect the vision of the Island as a world class development that is characterized by high quality architectural design. This is being achieved through the Development guidelines that are both island-wide and plot-specific, intended to create a set of flexible performance-based criteria that permit scope for design imagination without sacrificing quality. The guidelines also determines the process by which design proposals will be reviewed for compliance.