With many technical and physical design elements contributing to low energy consumption, it is truly well on it's way. From dense building areas, to a wind tower which creates "natural" air conditioning in the streets, it's great to see an example of how we can build better low carbon communities.
|Desert-Living creates a huge strain on traditional electrical supplies, |
even when oil is in abundance! Masdar aims to be at the
forefront of low-carbon energy solutions.
|Model of the Development|
|Automated Personal Rapid Transport (aka PRT)|
|No tracks, the mini-cars charge at the docking stations,|
and take you to your chosen destination.
|Narrow streets create shade, reducing the amount of |
|Terracotta Screens with Arabic Patterns create a beautiful |
new vernacular for the city.
|Striking Buildings, beautiful textures and patterns|
are characteristic of the development.