Gallery: 7 Gorgeous Green Buildings in the Middle East

The Middle East doesn't have the best reputation when it comes to its environmental record, but we have to give them credit for initiating some of the most gorgeous sustainable projects on the planet. We've collected seven of the most beautiful projects in Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, and Morocco ranging from an airport to a bank and a couple of stadiums - all of which rely on passive design and traditional building techniques to stave off the soaring summer temperatures. Of course, we couldn't leave out the extraordinary Masdar project that we visited earlier this year, which is touted as the world's first zero carbon zero emissions city - read on for a closer look!

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  1. konsyltacii January 2, 2012 at 4:23 am

    Megaprojects,technologies,innovations,management decisions,investment objects,climate change.

    Climate & economy of Southwestern Asia,Central Asia (Near & Middle East) & Northern (North) Africa. Water supply.

    Only by making the climate is more saturated with moisture can make the Near and Middle Asia and North Africa is even more suitable for a good life.

    There are good and real water projects in deserts. The purpose of one of the projects – to give the water in a deserts and to spend the finance and water for the right thing, that to change the climate.

  2. greenhat December 1, 2011 at 6:09 am

    Great article, we do design work for a green architect and I forwarded this to them. Expect to see something like this popping up in Bristol any day now…

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