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The one-story structure will be the first office building made this way, Reuters reports.
Construction of King Abdullah Economic City could help Saudi Arabia expand its economy beyond oil, the Daily Mail reports.
Mayors from 114 U. S. and Canadian cities will raise funds and contribute technical savvy to rehabilitate the Jordan River, Green Prophet reports.
The “Robo Cops” will help the city handle a surge in visitors for Expo 2020 by patrolling malls and other public venues, the Khaleej Times reports.
The requirement to use environmentally-friendly varieties of cement made of recycled material began this month, Al Bawaba reports.
A book to be released in May highlights the placemaking role of ubiquitous street chairs in Cairo, The Pop-Up City reports.
A key concern is the impact on limited water resources in the desert environment, Green Prophet reports.
The space will be part of a cultural village that is one of the city’s main tourist attractions, Global Construction Review reports.
Private developers are expected to fund the $65 billion project, The National reports.
Two Egyptian banks are offering low-interest loans designed to encourage Cairo residents to purchase solar panels for their rooftops, Green Prophet reports.
Rawabi is meant to be a quiet, tree-lined city for a growing middle class, but its future is mired in regional tensions, the BBC reports.
The new dormitory space helps Sderot address its shortage of affordable student housing, Jetson Green reports.
Dubai hopes to remove 7,000 vehicles from its roads on February 4, the city’s annual Car Free Day, Green Prophet reports.
The mountain of trash in the city of Sidon is to become an inviting public park with olive trees and an amphitheater, Green Prophet reports.
The largest rooftop garden in Beirut serves as a model for introducing more greenery into an urban jungle awash with concrete, Green Prophet reports.
The ancient Lebanese city will rely on Tony Sfier to help it tackle its most serious challenges in millennia, Guardian Cities reports.
Alexandria and Giza are among the Egyptian cities working with the UN to distribute national ID cards to poor women, according to the United Nations Development Programme.