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Sustainable Design in Masdar City: Photo Essay

"Pedestrian focused for maximum efficiency"


Unlike the bustling streets of downtown Abu Dhabi, which decidedly favor cars and can leave pedestrians searching for a crosswalk, Masdar City is intentionally walkable.

Streets are narrow to allow maximum shading between buildings, and visitors are encouraged to park their cars and walk – with the help of an underground transit system of driverless cars.

Pedestrian focused for maximum efficiency