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Can Foster + Partners' Masdar City in U.A.E be Truly Sustainable?

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  • Todd Edelman, Green Idea Factory
    With over a third of the world s cranes hard at work building artificial islands, an underwater hotel, and the world s tallest building, biggest mall and most
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 5, 2008
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      "With over a third of the world's cranes hard at work building
      artificial islands, an underwater hotel, and the world's tallest
      building, biggest mall and most expensive airport, the United Arab
      Emirates has now turned it attention to building the world's most
      sustainable city. Masdar City, a $22 billion initiative to build a brand
      new, zero-emissions city for 50,000 from scratch in Abu Dhabi, got
      underway last month.

      But can the media hype about Masdar City be true? TreeHugger put
      together a panel of experts [including Richard Register, Peter Droege,
      De. Sahar Attia, Christopher Choa and Gil Friend] to take a closer look.
      Here's what they had to say..."

      Full story: <http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/03/masdar-roundtable.php>

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