Futuristic, Carbon-Neutral Plan for Azerbaijan

A futuristic-looking, carbon-neutral development is rising on the shores of the Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan, featuring residential buidlings designed to mimic the country's famous Seven Peaks.
January 30, 2009, 7am PST | Tim Halbur
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"Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has released their master plan design for the island of Zira off the coast of Azerbaijan. The island will undergo a full revitalization to become a zero-energy resort and entertainment city (amazing!). Under this concept BIG has developed a sustainable urban development which uses the landscape of the country has a theme in its revitalization."

"The island will use solar, wind and wave power to supply it with energy allowing it to operate completely off-grid with zero-energy efficiency."

Zir Island Master Plan by BIG.
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Published on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 in Loudreams
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