‘Yas Bay Arena’ Wins the Sustainable Building Design of the Year
Yas Bay Arena, will be the first of its kind multipurpose venue in Abu Dhabi, currently being developed by Miral on Yas Island, has won the Sustainable Building Design of the Year award at the prestigious MENA Green Building Awards 2018. Yas Bay Arena is an integral part of Yas Bay’s waterfront destination, which is part of an upcoming 14 million square feet mixed-use area on the southern end of Yas Island.
Yas Bay Arena is uniquely designed to incorporate both sustainable and cultural features. The Arena’s distinctive design strategy to incorporate shading features that provide adequate daylight whilst insulating heat will assist in reducing the energy consumption of the building. The sustainability of the building has been achieved by integrating energy and water efficient building systems and architectural treatments which lead to a 22.4% saving in energy and 28% saving in water. Choosing the right building material, appliances and water fixtures within the design and construction are key elements that will contribute to the efficiency to Yas Bay Arena.
“We are very proud of the recognition of the design of Yas Bay Arena as the most Sustainable Building of the Year. This is testimony of Miral’s commitment to creating and building projects that are globally recognised as sustainable and environment-friendly projects.” said B.R Kiran, Chief Portfolio Officer at Miral.
The iconic Yas Bay Arena, part of Miral’s Yas Bay waterfront destination, which is scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2019. The Arena is part of the overall transformation of the southern part of Yas Island. The destination will include a vibrant waterfront promenade lined-up with 50 restaurants and 20 retail shops, in addition to two hotels; a Hilton family resort and a beach club.
The Overall Yas Bay project on the Southern area of Yas Island will also be home to Abu Dhabi’s media zone, twofour54, and the Residences at Yas Bay, an urban island community, offering the complete Yas Island lifestyle. This mega development is set to attract more than 15,000 new residents and 10,000 working professionals to Yas Island.