The Masdar Initiative (by Gaspar 1ºNI)

Masdar is a new city which has been projected by Norman Foster + Partners. The city will be in Abu Dhabi and will be a centre for the development of new ideas for energy production.


The enviromental ambitions of the Masdar Iniciative-Zero carbon and waste free-are a world first. They have provided us with a challenging desing brief that promises to question conventional urban wisdom at a fundamental level. Masdar promises to set new benchmarks for the sustainable city of the future.” Norman Foster.

The Masdar initiative is a project of Foster + Partners, this initiative has been driven by the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company. The development of the Masdar Initiative will be a walled city constructed in 6 million square meter, the city will achieve zero carbon and zero waste and will be a centre for the development of investigation for energy production.The city will have a large photovoltaic power plant and several wind farms, it will be car free because this city is thought for pedestrians, a compact network of streets encourages walking and is complemented by a personalised transports system.

I hope this city becomes a reality soon and everybody can live in places like this. Sooner or later the world will change and everybody will live in cities without pollution and with clean energies.


One response to “The Masdar Initiative (by Gaspar 1ºNI)

  1. Thank you very much for such interesting news! I also hope-and wish- we can find better and greener ways to live in the world!

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