result of competition to design the urban centre of Masdar [illustrated report in: deZeen Design Magazin]
Masdar City Centre by LAVA
August 28th, 2009
Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA) have won a competition to
design the urban centre of Masdar, a zero-carbon, zero-waste city to be
built in the desert near Abu Dhabi.
The centre will feature giant moveable sunshades based on sunflowers (above)
that shade a public piazza, plus hotels, retail and leisure facilities.
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