Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 05 November 2016: Diamond Developers, the real estate company behind The Sustainable City – the region’s first fully operational and integrated sustainable community in Dubai – has announced the official opening of its eco-friendly Mosque, which was inaugurated by a delegation from the General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments.
The green Mosque has a total floor area of 10,000 square feet and caters to a capacity of 700 worshippers. It is also designed to integrate innovative technologies to minimise its environmental footprint, which is part of an alignment with the Dubai’s Green vision for a sustainable future. The mosque incorporates latest green smart technologies to deliver efficient energy by reducing energy usage by 90%, car parks covered with solar panels, along with indoor and outdoor climate control.
About Sustainable City:
The Sustainable City in Dubai offers the three pillars of sustainability; Environmental, Economic and Social, across one all-inclusive and comprehensive community landscape. Providing a full array of residential luxury facilities and amenities that have no negative impact on the environment, a unique concept that redefines sustainable living through its energy efficient housing, first Net Zero Energy city, no service or maintenance fees, green education and health care, eco-attractions and a full range of indoor and outdoor leisure activities, commercial, urban farming, and an Innovation Centre all that delivers a high quality sustainable living. With 46 hectares, the city is located in Dubailand on Al Qudra Road.
The Sustainable City received four awards, one from the International Green Design Awards 2016 in China, and also the ‘Green Residential Building of the year’ at EmiratesGBC 2016 Award, and recently won the ‘Best Residential Development’ and ‘Best Residential Property’ awards at the Arabian Property Awards 2016.. Furthermore, the city has recently partnered with Emirates Wildlife Society – WWF (EWS-WWF) to tackle climate change and promote energy conservation & solar power.