Green Architecture in the World’s Least Sustainable City

“…while the rulers of Dubai are interested in sustainability, any near- or even medium-term changes will be superficial at best, as more significant programs would likely jeopardize Dubai’s status as a celebration of consumption. This belief would be confirmed, time and again, as I explored luxury and leisure in Dubai.”

A Futurist in Dubai: Green Architecture in the World’s Least Sustainable City Matt Sollenberger Changewaves 3/11/08

Posted by Chris

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2 responses to “Green Architecture in the World’s Least Sustainable City

  1. I like that Dubai now seems to be focusing less on luxury and more on sustainable architecture and development: http://avenatura.wordpress.com/2009/05/21/off-grid-self-sufficient-food-city-in-dubai/

  2. I guess Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest Green Building.
    http://theglassblog.wordpress.com

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