Dubai’s Sustainable City launches eco-friendly studio apartments

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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Dubai-based The Sustainable City, the world’s first fully sustainable community, has launched a collection of eco-friendly short-stay studio apartments. 

The sustainable homes will enable visitors, residents and international tourists to experience sustainable living and enjoy Dubai with a significantly reduced carbon footprint. The contemporary studio apartments were conceived with sustainability at the core.

The building complex was designed using highly insulating materials and is powered by renewable energy from rooftop solar panels. To avoid Single-Use Plastics (SUP), the studio apartments are supplied with filtered drinking water, and to facilitate waste recycling, the homes are equipped with two bins for recyclables and other waste. 

Karim El-Jisr 
Karim El-Jisr 
Chief Sustainability Officer
Diamond Developers

“We are proud to announce the opening of The Sustainable Homes because it means that we can now welcome international visitors to our community and enable them to experience sustainable living first-hand. By infusing sustainability into the hospitality sector, we continue to spearhead the global movement towards sustainable living.” 

In addition, sustainable homes are fitted with low-flow fixtures, as well as water and energy-efficient washing machines. Room cleaning services use environmental-friendly cleaning products. To encourage sustainable practices, guests can monitor their water and energy consumption during their stay with an energy metering system, receiving a personal carbon footprint statement upon checkout.

The guests will also have access to the urban farm and animal sanctuary along the green spine inside the community as well as running and cycling tracks. Further, they can access the roof of the building which has been converted into a green relaxation area.

The Sustainable City

The Sustainable City in Dubai is the first fully operational sustainable community in the Middle East, and the ‘Happiest Community’ in the GCC region. Located in Dubailand, the mixed-use development spans some 46 hectares and offers an array of green residential facilities and amenities with no negative impact on the environment.

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