The designers have devised a system that uses motion tracking and ceiling-mounted misters to provide each pedestrian with their own cooling spray.
In Dubai, the Gulf State mega-city situated in one of the hottest parts of the world, the benefits of evaporative cooling have long been known.
An array of responsive nebulizers is guided by sophisticated motion sensing, creating a personal climate for each person that walks under it.
Dubai - with its vast shopping malls and indoor leisure centers -- is currently one of the world's biggest consumers of power for air-conditioning.
The UAE is experimenting with many traditional solutions to air-conditioning, including wind towers that funnel upper currents of cool air down into houses.
The most elegant examples of these wind towers (pictured) still stand in Dubai's historic quarter of Al Bastakiya.
Dubai holds several architectural records, including the world's largest airport building. First opened in 2008, the 12.76 million sq ft terminal has boosted the handling capacity of Dubai International Airport to 60 million passengers a year.
Dubai's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa tower, is not only the tallest structure ever built, it's also packed with smart, energy-saving technology.
The tower is 830 meters tall.
An aerial view of Dubai's skyline.