Dongtan vs. Masdar: A Tale of Two Zero-Carbon Cities

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Based on the background of the environment and climate change today, this paper elaborates the meaning and approaching method of zero-carbon city. Furthermore, by the contrasting and analyzing of eco-cities, for example Dongtan in Shanghai and Masdar in Abu Dhabi, the design strategies are summarized for zero-carbon city.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 243-249)

Edited by:

Chaohe Chen, Yong Huang and Guangfan Li

Pages:

6919-6924

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.243-249.6919

Citation:

J. L. Zhao et al., "Dongtan vs. Masdar: A Tale of Two Zero-Carbon Cities", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 243-249, pp. 6919-6924, 2011

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May 2011

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