The EEI Market Transformation Research Team collaborated on a case study of The Sustainable City (TSC) in Dubai to understand aspects of planned community development and management that promote (or constrain) a culture of sustainability. The project followed the development of TSC over three years, interviewing residents and developers/managers at multiple time points.
Project Partners: The American University in Cairo, Consumer Energy Interfaces Lab
Sponsor: Diamond Developers
- Many Shades of Green: Establishing a Culture of Sustainability in a Diverse, Developer-driven Expatriate Community (2018, Magazine article)
- Aligning Occupant Behavior with ZNE Community Goals and Assumptions: Quantifying and Leveraging Behavioral Plasticity (2018, Conference paper)
- Developer-driven sustainable communities: lessons from a case study of The Sustainable City in Dubai (2019, Conference paper)