Long distance commuting in the UAE

In Dubai, there are no suburban dinosaurs so we need to look at the nature of workplace and transportation in the Middle east and the ways in which the region might cope should the current pace of development continue.

By Douglas Langmead

Edition 5 - May 2015 Pages 32-34

Tags: cities • transport infrastructure • commercial property

Paul Carder’s blog “To the Heart of the suburban dinosaur” explored the impact of agile working on the “dinosaurs” of large-scale,single purpose office buildings. In the western world,these behemoths emerged in industrial office estates, driven by the perceived benefits of having office workers agglomerated in order to achieve efficiency of communication and dissemination. The business practices and technologies that underpinned these buildings have evolved and improved and many are in the process of being re-purposed.
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