The first completed piece of a new city under construction about 20 miles outside of downtown Abu Dhabi merges traditional construction practices, passive climate control strategies, and high-tech features.
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Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:
- Explain how passive strategies helped Masdar's designers reduce energy loads.
- Explain how passive strategies helped Masdar's designers enhance occupant comfort.
- Describe some of the elements drawn from vernacular architecture deployed at Masdar.
- Discuss the goals and requirements of the Pearl Rating System.
1 AIA LU/HSW
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Originally published in Architectural Record