Al Falah


A new masterplanned community for Emiratis in Abu Dhabi on a 1350 ha site proving 5,000 new villas.

GHM were commissioned in 2007 by Aldar, the largest developer in Abu Dhabi, to masterplan a new community for 80,000 Emiratis, which were to form part of the Sheikh’s housing programme.

It was to be a complete community that would be self sufficient in terms of the needs of the residents, with not just homes but shopping mall, hospital, fire and police stations, village centres, public parks etc.

GHM were the lead consultants, responsible for the co ordination of the main design aspects of the project:

Bringing together the team of professionals with the correct skills and managing the process from Concept, through Detailed Design and Working Drawings and onto site, working with project management consultants Fluor who carried out the project management.

Due for completion at end of 2013.