City of the Future?

WBUR’s [NPR] On Point looks at Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s ‘City of the Future’.

“In Arabic, the word Masdar means ‘the source’. And right now, the desert outside Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, is the source of a budding green revolution. Construction is underway for Masdar City, a high-tech metropolis that will be home to 50,000 residents –and be the world’s first city with no carbon footprint. No cars. Zero waste. A truly green metropolis.”

.:On Point->via WBUR

Posted: August 4th, 2009
at 10:21pm by orangemenace

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