Gallery: Inhabitat Tours Abu Dhabi’s Energy-Plus Masdar City: EXCLUSIVE...

 
Once billed as the world's first zero carbon, zero waste city in the desert environs of Abu Dhabi, Masdar hasn't quite lived up to its original ambitions. But it has come fairly close. Initially launched in 2006, the government-backed project has gone through several phases. Two years ago we visited the first Masdar Institute buildings with their iconic terra-cotta facades and rooftop photovoltaic panels. Now new buildings are sprouting, including Siemens' regional headquarters expected to achieved LEED Platinum and three pearls from the Estidama rating system. Flip through our gallery for an exclusive peak at the first images of the expanded Masdar Institute and a futuristic new hub designed to host 100 clean tech companies from around the globe.

Read the rest of this entry »

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below



1 Comment

  1. Jessica Conneely November 8, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Who can we contact to find out about living /leasing in Masdar City? Can anyone help?

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home