Abu Dhabi Unveils Its Shahama and Bahia Green Revitalization Plan

June 30, 2011 by  
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Abu Dhabi’s Urban Planning Council recently unveiled their revitalization plan for a messy 1770 hectare sprawl between Abu Dhabi and Dubai . The Shahama and Bahia Revitlization Plan is the result of a concerted collaboration between the Abu Dhabi Municipality, local residents, and prominent community members to develop a coastal upgrade that meets all four pillars of the Estidama sustainability program. The sprawl will be transformed into a pedestrian-friendly, dense, mixed-use complex that makes the most efficient use of natural resources.

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Off the Grid Tropicana Billboard is Powered By What it Advertises – Oranges

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DDB , an advertising agencies that specializes in creative experiences, has harnessed the power of oranges for their Tropicana campaign. Using the product’s very ingredients to run the electricity for the billboard that advertises it, the French Tropicana ad reads “Energie Naturelle” (Natural Energy) and is lit in neon lighting

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New Building Panel Promises High R-Values and Comfortable Interiors

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Try to imagine the perfect wall system — it would be durable, super-efficient, thin and simple to install. Researchers at HTWK Leipzig , a German university of allied sciences, are currently working on such a system that promises to revolutionize building efficency by combining the best of all building components into a single, lightweight panel.

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Toyota Showcases Its Hot GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept Car at Nürburgring Race

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Toyota just showcased their sexy  GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II at the 39th Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race held near Nürburg, Germany. The GRMN II is an improvement on the first Toyota hybrid sports car, the Toyota MR2, which they showed at last year’s Tokyo Auto Salon, and is a car that’s meant to “ embody the enjoyment of automobiles .” We think this very public showcase puts the GRMN one step closer to being Toyota’s first marketed hybrid sports car .

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