Archinect - News 2015-10-04T21:29:03-04:00 Get a drone's eye view of Foster + Partners' Masdar City in Abu Dhabi Justine Testado 2015-02-27T22:00:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T21:14:27-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="200" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>UK/Dubai-based media company <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Electric Lime Productions</a> recently released a film for the Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi called "The Arcology", defined as "a vision of architectural design principles for very densely populated habitats (hyperstructures)"</p><p>The short video below is a highlight from a student recruitment film, showing off beautiful aerial shots of Foster + Partners' solar-powered Masdar City and its desert landscape -- all captured by drone.</p> Fully Charged visits Foster-designed Masdar City Archinect 2012-10-02T12:18:00-04:00 >2012-10-09T00:33:53-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="282" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Masdar City is a project in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates. Its core is a planned city, which is being built by the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, a subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, with the majority of seed capital provided by the government of Abu Dhabi. Designed by the British architectural firm Foster and Partners, the city will rely entirely on solar energy and other renewable energy sources, with a sustainable, zero-carbon, zero-waste ecology.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Inside Masdar City: a modern mirage Paul Petrunia 2011-05-11T11:46:11-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The first phase of this zero-carbon Gulf city is up and running. But behind the futuristic facade of driverless pods, medieval streets twist and turn back the clock to traditional design</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>