Estidama is a sustainable urban planning initiative developed by the Abu Dhabi Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM) in the United Arab Emirates. It is administered by Ongreening, an independent platform based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Its focus is on providing tools, inspiration, knowledge, and an innovative material database to help design and construction industry create green buildings. It provides guidance and requirements to rate the potential sustainability performance of a given development project throughout its life cycle – design, construction and operation.
It is specially tailored to the hot climate and arid environment of the Abu Dhabi Emirate.