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What’s Sustainable about Masdar’s Foster+Partners?

Posted on Mar 31, 2010 in Construction and technology, Press | 0 comments

Three of these in the UAE include 9 zeros on their US dollar price tags: the Al Raha Beach Development, $15 billion, Aldar Central Market, $1.36 billion, and Masdar City, $22 billion. Although each might be less energy intensive and require fewer raw materials than similar developments, these price tags are too heavy to be pegged sustainable.

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Abu Dhabi raises its profile with new skyline

Posted on Mar 30, 2010 in Construction and technology, Featured, The National | 0 comments

Abu Dhabi’s skyline has begun sprouting the type of towers that help put a city on the world map. Not only is this new generation of buildings taller and slicker than the glass edifices of yesteryear, they include features that would make them stand out in any metropolis.

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