May 9, 2023
Doha, Qatar – 7 May 2023: Representatives from the renowned French magazine Transitions & Energies paid a visit to Msheireb Downtown Doha today to gain insights and inspiration from the smart city’s remarkable achievements, with the aim of incorporating them into their upcoming project.
Director Gil Mihaely and Chief Editor Eric Leser were present at a special presentation hosted by the Msheireb Properties team who showcased the cutting-edge smart and sustainable features of Msheireb Downtown Doha, solidifying its position as one of the world’s foremost smart and sustainable city districts.
As key figures leading a project focused on promoting realistic transition strategies away from fossil fuels, Leser and Mihaely expressed their deep admiration for the innovative smart city concept realized in Msheireb Downtown Doha. They underscored the pivotal role of effective technology utilization in achieving a sustainable future, further emphasizing the significance of Msheireb Downtown Doha’s achievements.
Since its inception, Msheireb Downtown Doha has served as a beacon for smart and sustainable urban development. It has provided valuable learning opportunities for researchers, engineers, companies, reporters, and students, enabling them to draw insights from its success and apply them to their own future projects. Msheireb Properties, the leading Qatari real estate company and developer of Msheireb Downtown Doha, places knowledge sharing and transfer at the forefront of its objectives, considering it a fundamental pillar of its vision.
Acknowledging the tireless efforts and forward-thinking vision of Msheireb Properties, the two distinguished experts commended the company’s dedication to incorporating the latest smart solutions into urban developments while simultaneously preserving the authenticity and heritage of the national architectural language.
Transitions & Energies, led by Eric Leser, is an ambitious project encompassing a website and a quarterly magazine. Its content is dedicated to promoting effective and realistic transition strategies aimed at gradually shifting away from fossil fuels. Launched in 2019 with headquarters in Paris, France, the project strives to progressively eliminate reliance on fossil fuels and embrace non-carbon energy sources while safeguarding our societies and civilization. The site’s publications highlight the use of hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, and effective technology utilization, primarily focusing on France and Europe as leaders in innovation.