The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

The Urban Planning Council revealed that Reem Island will eventually be home to about 20,000 residents. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

A rendering of the Shams area of Reem Island. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

Reem Island community facilities plan map. The island will have three new private hospitals and a number of clinics, nine mosques, Civil Defence and Police facilities, a major transit hub, and 500,000 m2 of parks and open space. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council


The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

Reem Island pedestrian access and bikeway network map. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

Aldar’s Gate Towers and The Arc. The development opened in 2013. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

Paris Sorbonne University will be joined by 11 new private schools accommodating up to 22,000 students. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

Reem Island proposed roads concept plan map. Eight bridges will lead on the island. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

The City of Lights in Tamouh North. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

Sun and Sky Tower stand behind Gate Towers and The Arc. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

The master plan said there will be pedestrian promenades for much of Reem Island. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

The island is set to welcome 10,000 new hotel rooms. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

A rendering of Marina Square, much of which has already been built. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

The Reem Island master developer boundaries map. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

Reem Island is highlighted on the map of Abu Dhabi and the surrounding area. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

Reem Island existing plots map. 15 per cent of the island’s eventual built-up area has either been built or is under construction. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

The Department of Transport will provide an integrated network of pedestrian, cyclist, bus, LRT and metro to provide residents, visitors and employees with a range of transport choices. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

A rendering of how Reem Island is planned to look. Images Courtesy-Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

New cycle routes and promenades will be created. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

The UPC has worked with the master developers and other authorities since its inception to help finalise approvals for the island. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

The new Reem Island master plan – in pictures

Developers now need to work up their own detailed plans to submit to the UPC before moving forwards with new schemes. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Planning Council

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