Is Masdar a failure?
Masdar a failed experiment in sustanainble planning. It was once heralded as the “city of possibilities,” but Masdar has proven to be anything but that over the last decade. More than 10 years ago, the Abu Dhabi government had high hopes for a smart city that could lead the charge into the future.
Jun 24, 2016
Masdar Was Meant To Be A Green City | Digital Trends
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What is so special about Masdar City?
Masdar City is one of the world's most sustainable urban communities, a low-carbon development made up of a rapidly growing clean-tech cluster, business free zone and residential neighbourhood with restaurants, shops and public green spaces.
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Is Masdar City Expensive?
The answer: $22 billion, or 16.4 billion euros. Divide that by 50,000 residents, and you have a per capita cost of $440,000. That's how much Abu Dhabi is forking out to build Masdar City, the world's first carbon-neutral eco-city in the midst of the emirate's inhospitable desert terrain.
Built on sand: Masdar City to become eco-city of the future - DW
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Is Masdar City real?
'Source City') is a planned city project in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates. Its core is being built by Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, with the majority of seed capital provided by the Government of Abu Dhabi. Designed by the British architectural firm Foster and Partners.
Masdar City - Wikipedia
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