Masdar City: a critical retrospection

Masdar City: a critical retrospection

Masdar City was launched to immense publicity in the presence of world leaders at the Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2007 event and can now celebrate its 5th anniversary as one of the most spectacular future eco-city models ever presented with a solemn promise of almost instantaneous implementation.


The only definite prediction, which can so far be made about Masdar City, is that it will never be built according to the original master plan. Boris Brorman Jensen uses this critical moment for the Masdar City vision to pause, look back and asks some questions.


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01/10 2014


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