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  • Published 2012

Masdar City : A model of urban environmental sustainability

@inproceedings{Lau2012MasdarC,
  title={Masdar City : A model of urban environmental sustainability},
  author={Arthur Lau},
  year={2012}
}
In recent years, various proposals have emerged for the construction of “eco-cities,” specially designed communities with an explicit environmental focus that often incorporate technologically sophisticated building design, comprehensive master-planning, renewable energy sources, and efforts to achieve resource self-sufficiency. This trend, however, is subject to intense criticism among some proponents of sustainable urbanism, on grounds ranging from the purported social exclusivity of eco… CONTINUE READING

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