Al Maryah Island Promenade


Contract Title: Al Mariyah Island Promenade Extension – Design, Execution And Completion Project Of The Promenade Extension At Al Maryah Island Area 1, 2a & B
Client: Al Nasr Contracting Company / MUBADALA
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Year: 2017

Area: 100,000 m²
Expertise: Landscape Architecture, Urban Infrastructure, Climate & Sustainability
Services: Design Review, Detail Design, Shop Drawings, Construction Supervision, AOR and Authorities Permitting


– Landscape & Garden Design
– Playground & Sports Areas
– Water Feature & Pool Design
– Bicycle Tracks
– Irrigation Design
– Landscape Lighting
– Signage & Wayfinding
– Artwork Strategy

– Sustainability Strategy & Planning (Estidama Pearl 2)

– Roads & Parking Design
– Active Transport Networks
– Traffic Engineering
– Power Distribution & Lighting
– Plumbing Systems & Wet Utilities
– Infrastructure Structural Engineering
– Main Irrigation Design
– Portable Water Systems
– Stormwater Management & Drainage Systems
– Wastewater Management & Treatment Systems
– Security, Access Control & Surveillance


The Al Maryah Promenade Extension is the continuation of the existing promenade in front of Galleria Mall and Cleveland Clinic, creating a complete loop around the island. It offers a range of amenities and features to enhance the overall experience.

A key highlight is the dedicated cycle track, seamlessly connecting to the Abu Dhabi Cycle network, and providing a pedestrian-friendly environment with comfortable seating, rest areas, and shaded footpaths. The extension also includes expansive play equipment, multi-game sports courts, cycle racks, and water taxi stops.

Signage and wayfinding systems facilitate easy navigation, and toilet and changing facilities cater to visitor needs. Adequate parking is provided for those arriving by car.

The Al Maryah Promenade Extension serves as a vibrant and inclusive public space, promoting outdoor activities and community engagement. It significantly enhances the overall quality of life for residents and visitors. The design aligns with the Estidama Pearl 2 rating, emphasizing its commitment to sustainability and environmental considerations.