Abu Dhabi ZAYED SPORTS CITY, UAE 


 Year: 2007-2008

Developer: Mubadala Properties

Architect: RSP Architects, Planners and Engineers Pte Ltd

Tasks: Transport master planning, Traffic Impact Assessment Study, Car Park Design

This project was meant to be the first government enterprise company joint venture between CapitaLand Singapore and UAE counterpart Mubadala Properties. This integrated sport facility included Retail, Entertainment, Office, Hotel, Residential, Sport, and Leisure with a 55,000 stadium. During the conceptual design stage by RSP Architects, Ali was involved with the transport master planning of this very large site. This included preliminary design of internal road network, projection of future vehicular and pedestrian traffic and carry out a TIA study to ensure the road and pedestrian infrastructure would be adequate. The study also included public transport facility and the future metro station near the development.

Sport City parking requirements for various locations
Figure 1. Sport City parking requirements for various locations
Massing plan for the Sport City
Figure 2. Massing plan for the Sport City
Parking Spaces distribution plan
Figure 3. Parking Spaces distribution plan
Traffic generation plan for evening hour peak
Figure 4. Traffic generation plan for evening hour peak