John Kim

Design Director, Board of Directors
AE7


11:15 AM Balancing culture with modernity: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City - District One

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City - District One is established to embrace all the best elements of the past and redefine what is a truly exceptional future for Dubai.

The development of unparalleled luxury and distinctive living has shifted the lifestyle paradigm both in the region and the world. The balanced
harmony of nature and built form complemented by private beaches and crystal lagoons in the heart of Dubai, provides a prestigious address immersed in tranquillity, leisure and indulgence. This case study insight will demonstrate how the driving philosophies that nurture the design embody the regional cultural values, whilst embracing the contemporary life aesthetics of the new millennium.