A partnership between the “Museum of the Future” and “Dubai Municipality” to present futuristic solutions for construction and food-saving technologies

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The Museum of the Future is working with Dubai Municipality to explore the characteristics of future technology in essential sectors for humanity, such as sustainable construction, smart cities, providing food and improving food security.

The partnership between the Museum of the Future and Dubai Municipality within the “Future Today” exhibition, which presents dozens of exhibits in the museum in collaboration with its partners on an area of ​​700 square feet, contributes to the identification of advanced technology applications that able to introduce innovative techniques and practices in urban planning, infrastructure construction and development Urban areas, city design.

As part of the partnership between the Museum of the Future and Dubai Municipality, creative ideas for future solutions are proposed that use advanced materials and sustainable building mechanisms and provide qualified urban spaces for smart agricultural methods that optimally utilize space in cities and urban areas. areas and contribute to improving food security for the world’s population.

His Excellency Daoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said: “The collaboration between Dubai Municipality and the Museum of the Future is a valuable strategic partnership, as it forms a platform to showcase the most prominent creative and innovative ideas identify in anticipation of the future of smart cities and advanced technology, within many of the leading vital sectors in Dubai Municipality, such as the design of smart cities, environmentally friendly construction with 3D printing technology, sustainability techniques of food supply and improving food security in urban areas , which consolidates the position of the Emirate of Dubai to place it at the forefront of future cities, and in line with the directives of the wise leadership to make Dubai the smartest city. The new partnership with the Museum of the Future represents ‘ an ideal opportunity to discuss future solutions in the field of vo lsustainable construction and the promotion of environmental and food sustainability, while using all available technologies to support these essential sectors, to improve the quality of life and community happiness, and to serve man, which is the main focus of future cities. It reinforces Dubai’s leadership and preeminence in envisioning the future, spreading this culture and developing visions and strategic plans to achieve it, in support of the development of the Emirate of Dubai. Its curse is to be the next capital of the future.”

Khalfan Belhoul: Partnerships envisioning the future of smart and sustainable urban communities

For his part, His Excellency Khalfan Belhoul, CEO of the Dubai Future Foundation, the entity that manages the museum, emphasized that “The Museum of the Future embodies the principle of taking the initiative to design a better future for humanity, and this is what it offers. the “Future Today” exhibition as part of its features. And our partnership with Dubai Municipality to explore sustainable quality solutions The smart urban societies of the future confirm Dubai’s position as a pioneer of futuristic thinking which aims to improve the lives of human societies, based on its position as a platform for global cooperation in the field of future provision Effective solutions to face pressing global challenges and build a better tomorrow for people.

His Excellency Belhoul added: “The Museum of the Future, with its experiences and activities, helps individuals and institutions to form comprehensive and ambitious perceptions about the future, and inspires people to take the necessary steps to build the future they desire strive, through positive changes at the personal and societal level, in addition to showcasing a set of technological innovations and promising ideas that will shape the features of the future.” the next decade.”

sustainable environment

The “Future Today” exhibition, in collaboration with Dubai Municipality, presents future innovations that address the damage the Earth is suffering by reducing pollution, reducing and managing waste and promoting sustainable practices, such as carbon dioxide capture systems in future homes , mobile waste receptacles in future cities, and expanding the use of reusable plastic technologies. To dismantle and dismantle artificial reef structures in water bodies in and around urban communities, under five core areas: waste management, environment, food security, agriculture and irrigation, and urban planning test.

Advanced materials and smart urban agriculture

The “Future Today”, sponsored by Dubai Municipality, also presents a set of environmentally friendly future construction innovations, such as building materials made from waste coconut fibers, or based on mycelium (the vegetative body of the fungus), or 3D printing construction techniques using of sand, algae, gravel and clay, In addition to promising applications that enable ordinary individuals to master the free interior design of future homes using advanced technology techniques.

The exhibits also include futuristic techniques of vertical farming in future cities and urban communities without the need for agricultural land, as this will shorten the supply chains of future cities with a large part of their daily needs for agricultural products, improving food productivity and support. food security for individuals and communities.

targeted innovations

The exhibition “The Future Today” is divided into several sections, each of which displays prototypes and solutions designed to meet specific challenges in the cities and societies of the future. Exhibitions and innovations include:

garbage collection boat

The exhibition shows a solution for the collection of waste through the use of autonomous technology, which contributes to the transformation of our cities and their waterways. The uses of autonomous boats extend to the possibility of creating an on-demand infrastructure to collect waste and transport goods.

CO2 capture system

A carbon dioxide capture system was developed to store carbon dioxide as a solid mineral. Carbon dioxide is mixed with water and then injected into rocks deep underground and turned into basalt rocks to be permanently insulated. It is an innovative solution to reduce the increasing amount of carbon dioxide produced by humans and create a better future for the planet.

An alternative material to plastic

The exhibition offers an opportunity to learn about an alternative material to plastic with a structure of seaweed. The material is characterized by its hardness and its complete biodegradability, which contributes to eliminating single-use plastic containers in the future.

Structures of the artificial reef “Mars” MARCH

Structures of the artificial reef “Mars” MARCH)) Made of ceramic and 3D printed to create a coral habitat without the need for heavy duty equipment, to be used in conjunction with coral farming and reef restoration projects.

vertical farming

A short clip listing the most prominent food security challenges humanity will face with continued population growth, as they will provide the most important means of providing food to more than 10 billion people by 2050.

Premium built parts

A group of building blocks made from a variety of plant materials, displayed with the aim of promoting the concept of sustainability in building construction and encouraging reliance on plant waste and its use as an environmentally friendly alternative compared to industrial materials.

sand art designs

This piece of sand, a work of art using 3D printing technology, allows plants to grow within the construction details. This artwork aims to promote the idea of ​​the link between architecture and nature and the importance of the overlap between the two entities in order to achieve the aesthetic and provide healthy livelihoods for people.

Biodegradable building components

A set of building blocks made by slow-drying mushrooms grown from agro-industrial waste. The pieces are recyclable, biodegradable and 100% plastic-free.

clay tiles

Tiles are made using the traditional methods known to mankind by compacting the moist subsoil with sand, gravel and clay into desired shapes. This system was developed in manufacturing to simulate modern building requirements in order to achieve energy savings and reduce waste in the materials used.

Augmented reality experience

An augmented reality film that explores the human relationship with their home and smart housing standards that affect levels of human health, comfort and well-being.

Various display tools

The exhibition “The Future Today”, held on the second floor of the Museum of the Future, explores the ways in which technology can shape the future and respond to the challenges facing the planet and society today and tomorrow. using various display tools that invite visitors to explore future opportunities through prototypes and experiments, interactive exhibits and introductory films. The short and real examples together form a comprehensive view of the visitors of the exhibition about the characteristics of the future.

The Museum of the Future is a new space in the heart of Dubai that offers an interactive experience and consists of a series of exhibitions and immersive experiences. The Museum of the Future rises 77 meters above the ground and features 1,024 unique composite panels of steel. The Museum of the Future is designed to be an immersive and large-scale experience, encouraging visitors to create their own perceptions of the future. to build.

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