Friday, October 26, 2012

Masdar: The City of the Future | Fully Charged

Masdar City is a project in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates. Its core is a planned city, which is being built by the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, a subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, with the majority of seed capital provided by the government of Abu Dhabi. Designed by the British architectural firm Foster and Partners, the city will rely entirely on solar energy and other renewable energy sources, with a sustainable, zero-carbon, zero-waste ecology.

Robert Llewellyn wanders in the desert heat ...

Masdar, The Mirage City

Huge solar plant

Solar water heaters

Narrow streets to keep the shade and cooler air in

Robert Llewellyn talks to Youssef Baselaib, Director of Operations of the Masdar Projet

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