June 4, 2020

Jeddah Municipality to tackle pollution at parks

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The municipality is concerned that the general public is polluting the city’s parks by smoking, littering and barbecuing irresponsibly, Al-Madinah reported. Jeddah Municipality spokesman Mohammad Al-Bugamy said there are 540 parks in Jeddah and it is the responsibility of visitors as well as the city to maintain them. He said: “Despite the non-smoking and littering signs, people are polluting the parks with their negligence and misconduct. “We do not have enough officers monitoring the parks around the clock and we do not have any penalties for those who smoke or litter.” He added parks are an open space that “welcomes…

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Crocodile garden planned in Dubai

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A crocodile garden, to be called the Dubai Garden of Crocodiles, is being built by Dubai Municipality in coordination with White Oryx Aquarium is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2016. The park will be built on the pattern of crocodile-style gardens in France and will include hundreds of crocodiles living and breeding in a natural environment. The garden will also include many species of Nile crocodiles, the largest reptile that lives in fresh water around the world. Khalifa Abdullah Hareb, Director of Property Management at Dubai Municipality, said the Dubai Garden of Crocodiles will be a…

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Instarmac achieve international exhibition success

  This year is being heralded as a year of international success for Instarmac, following their recent attendance at the PPRSummit in Paris, Pollutec in Algeria, Outdoor Design & Build Show in Dubai, Stone+tec in Germany, Traffex in the UK and Intertraffic Istanbul in Turkey. In April, Instarmac’s International team attended the Outdoor Design and Build Show in Dubai. In its 3rd consecutive year, which is supported by the Dubai Municipality, the event is the only dedicated international platform in the Middle East that caters to the entire spectrum of hard and soft landscape products and services. Instarmac were delighted…

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2nd Annual Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar Conference

Building on the highly successful launch of Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar in October 2014, Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to present the 2nd Future Landscape and Public Realm Qatar which will take place 26 – 27 October, 2015. Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar 2015 will provide an opportunity for landscape and design professionals, urban planners, urban designers and high-level decision makers from across the value chain to gather together and discuss new innovations and technologies, key challenges, the latest projects and future opportunities.  Participants will have the chance to hear about advancements in creating visually appealing…

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Green Flag Awards flying for the first time in Abu Dhabi

Gree Flag Awards has announced its award to three parks in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.The sites are Khalifa Park, Delma Park and Al Rhaba Park, all managed by Abu Dhabi Municipality, United Arab Emirates. These are the first parks in the region to be awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award.The first flag was raised in Khalifa Park by his excellency the General Manager. This major landmark is one of the city’s larger parks. The design derived from Islamic and Arabic architecture and  the park boasts a beautifully landscaped grand avenue, fountains, lakes and waterfalls. Green Flag Award manager, Paul Todd,…

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Pro Landscaper Gulf – June 2015

Welcome to the June 2015 issue of Pro Landscaper Gulf. ■News Shed: A round up of industry news ■News Extra: A review of the Middle East Smart Landscape Summit 2015. ■Out and About: Pictorial of the Outdoor Design and Build Show 2015 ■Big Interview: Nehme Moujaess, The managing director of TerraVerde talks about his business in the UAE. ■Portfolios: Spiritual Retreat features Blue Stream’s street furniture installation surround the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, UK garden designer Richard Miers displays his show garden from the 202 Gardening World Cup in Japan and TerraVerde showcase its Palm Jumeirah villa project. ■Inside Out…

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Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar 2015 held in October

Building on the hugely successful launch of Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar in October 2014, Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to present the 2nd Future Landscape and Public Realm Qatar which will take place 26 – 27 October, 2015. Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar 2015 will provide an opportunity for landscape and design professionals, urban planners, urban designers and high-level decision makers from across the value chain to gather together and discuss new innovations and technologies, key challenges, the latest projects and future opportunities. One key area of focus will be the development of youth and sporting…

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Emirati designer wins prize for The Beauty Of Islam garden at London show

  Emirati designer Kamelia Bin Zaal’s debut garden at the the UK’s Chelsea Flower Show, The Beauty of Islam, has been awarded a prestigious Silver Gilt Medal. The garden, created in honour of HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late President of the UAE, has been designed to evoke the ancient Arab spice routes as well as taking its visitors on a journey through Islamic and Arabic culture. This is accomplished through a blend of poetry, scents, calligraphy and a mélange of plants. “I am absolutely thrilled to have won a Silver Gilt medal, and so delighted to…

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Dubai’s green vision successfully showcased at Middle East Smart Landscape Summit

  Dubai’s Green Vision incorporating the latest advancements in sustainable and innovative landscaping technology were showcased successfully at the 3rd Annual Middle East Smart Landscape Summit that concluded in Dubai last week. Held under the patronage of the Dubai Municipality and produced by global conference organizers Expotrade, the summit was attended by over 400 participants, and featured over 20 thought-provoking speeches, panel discussions and case studies, interspersed with networking sessions. The summit took place on 28-29 April at Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort and Spa. The summit was inaugurated by Eng. Salah Amiri, Asst. Director General for Environmental & Public…

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The 3rd annual Middle East Smart Landscape Summit, The Region’s Leading Sustainable Landscaping event begins today

April 28, 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The 3rd Annual Middle East Smart Landscape Summit 2015, held under the patronage of the Dubai Municipality, commenced today at Sofitel The Palm Resort and Spa, Dubai, UAE, with an exciting series of keynote speeches, panel discussions, case studies and networking sessions. The summit is produced by global conference organizers, Expotrade. The summit was inaugurated by Eng. Salah Amiri, Asst. Director General for Environmental & Public Health Services Sector, Dubai Municipality, who also delivered a special address on behalf of the Dubai Municipality. Dignitaries at the summit included H.E. Jennes De Mol,…

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