Sustainable Master Planning

Shaping sustainable communities for generations to come

Whether you have plans for a new community or want to change an existing one, we can help you carve a more sustainable environment that can be lived in and enjoyed for decades to come. We take into account everything from infrastructure, water and transportation to energy, waste and sustainable materials, to create a place that is not only environmentally sound, but also economically viable.

Why Sustainable Master Planning is so important

With the global population expanding at an unprecedented rate, the demands placed on communities are also greater than ever. Without a strong blueprint for sustainable operations, a community can switch from being a harmonious environment to one that places stress on its inhabitants and economy.

Sustainable master planning allows us to delve into the very inner workings of a community to ensure it can efficiently support future generations. The places we help to shape are built not only to last, but to grow as your community grows.

Our Approach To Sustainable Master Planning

First and foremost, we work closely with our owners and developers to ensure we fully understand the goals you have for your community. Whether you want to build a new one from scratch or make sustainable changes to an existing one, we can help you realize your visions. During the design process, we take the needs of people, transport, buildings, infrastructure and the environment into careful consideration.

We’ll also ask developers to lay down all the sustainability features they would like to achieve in all proposals and planning applications. This gives everyone involved a clear view right from the start of the sustainable community that you want to create.

Our Sustainable Master Planning Services

Alternative Transport Assessments

We’ll look at your current transport network to see how we can improve or add to operations to help streamline commuting.

Future-Proofing and Climate Change Resistance

We can help you future-proof and strengthen your community to minimize the risk of damage from climate change or unexpected natural disasters.

LEED for Cities

LEED for Cities helps cities and communities to develop responsible, sustainable and specific plans for natural systems, energy, water, waste, transportation and many other factors that contribute to the quality of life of your community.

Water Efficiency

Water is undoubtedly the world’s most valuable resource. We’ll show you how to conserve your community’s supply, while also helping to reduce your running costs.

LEED for Neighborhoods and Estidama Communities

We’ve years of experience in meeting LEED standards, the international mark of excellence for green buildings in 150 countries. Our consultants were also instrumental in developing the Estidama Pearl Communities Ratings System (PCRS), which aims to promote sustainability and improve the quality of life.

Materials and Waste

We have decades of experience in how to productively use and re-use materials sustainably to minimize wastage and costs. We’ll also show you how to efficiently manage and recycle your community’s waste.

Community Development and Revitalization

Our sustainable master planning consultants have years of experience in breathing new life into existing communities. We’ll show you how you can re-shape and improve the sustainability of your development.


“On the whole, I was delighted with Alpin’s team, their professional and friendly manner and, above all, a pragmatic consultancy approach aimed at maximizing the value of BREEAM for all stakeholders. I have no hesitation in recommending Alpin to support you in your next sustainability project or initiative.”

Ted Young,
Al Zahia Project Head on behalf of Sharjah Holding Co. PJSC and Majid Al Futtaim Properties LLC

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