Abu Dhabi Capital District

The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven states, founded by Sheik Zayed of Abu Dhabi in 1971.  The federation does not currently have a capital city.  

The emirate of Abu Dhabi has agreed to fund the creation of a capital district in the heart of the planned Abu Dhabi metropolitan area.  The 4530 hectare site is planned to accommodate a federal government, the Abu Dhabi government and over 300,000 people.  The estimated construction cost is $40bn.

While director of the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council, Nathan Alexander took the project from conceptual design options to an approved concept.

For further information on the Capital District project, please click below

Capital District - first part (15MB)

Capital District - second part (23 MB)

Capital District - third part (14 MB)

Images by Civitas

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