View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Masdar Being Promoted in Australia

UAE’s new eco city, Masdar, is being promoted in Oz with the visit of Gordon Falconer.

Check out the new video on Masdar that has been screened on Australia’s Channel 10.

Link: Super-Eco City Being Built in Dubai [it is Abu Dhabi], Fresh Creation, 6 January 2009.

A critique of Masdar and a challenge to the UAE about its ecological goals is posted at this link:

Masdar Model City is Environmental Extravagance, Experiencing the Emirates, 20 February 2008.

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: Masdar HQ, Abu Dhabi.