27 Dec '14, 2am

These "green" projects in Dubai are dubious at best:

Despite a handful of genuinely sustainable developments taking place in Dubai, the Emirate has an embarrassing reputation for realizing some of the world's most absurd "green" projects . We've compiled a list of our favorite to poke fun at, including the world's tallest tower, a tennis court placed at dizzying heights, the infamous sinking world islands , and shipping containers for the hundreds of workers who are burdened with building Dubai's cluttered skyline. We've also added a solar-powered desert oasis design that borders on greenwashing, and then, to drive home just how far from reality Dubai's stakeholders are willing to stray, we've included a design for a "sustainable" Iceberg Lodge that we sincerely hope has since been shelved.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/6-most-dubious-green-projects-from-d...

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