MASDAR CITY ABU DHABI

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MASDAR CITY ABU DHABI

Year: 2009
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Collaboration: Foster and Partners
Email: [email protected]
Tekuma Frenchman was retained by the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC to work with the Foster firm on design and programming of the public realm of MIST, including exterior and ground floor spaces. Masdar is an ambitious, experimental new city being built in Abu Dhabi to demonstrate the potentials of low carbon development. Designed by Norman Foster, the project incorporates a car free environment with natural ventilation and widespread use of on-site photo-voltaic power generation. Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) is the first phase of the development, which has recently been completed.