Thursday, February 10, 2011

Masdar City - zero carbon, zero waste

Masdar City (wiki) is a 50,000-person city based on applied sustainability research and technology that is being developed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Key Quotes from Top Ten Sustainability Stories of the Decade :

"The complex is being used for cutting-edge research in: renewable energy (including dozens of active and passive solar and wind technologies), water conservation technologies that can distill drinking water from ambient moisture both indoors (sweat) and outdoors (dew), as well as local urban food production schemes."

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