Gallery: 6 Most Dubious “Green” Projects from Dubai

 
Blue Crystal Iceberg Lodge We saved the best (or worst) for last! In case you had any doubt that Dubai often inspires maniacal ideas with no basis in reality, then perhaps you never heard of the Blue Crystal? A so-called "sustainable iceberg lodge," it features giant ice sculptures that have to be kept frozen in higher than usual desert temperatures, along with an underwater lounge and ballroom. Frank and Sven Sauer, the designers, tried to convince the world that Blue Crystal would harness natural energy sources in order to maintain itself, and that it would recycle its energy, but we're not buying it.

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  1. iomonasterio August 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    A very big estupidity!!!!

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