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    Post  Carol on Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:40 am

    The master plan calls for a dense city surrounded by farmland. The team is also considering vertical farming in buildings. The “Great City” is a plan for an ambitious urban center designed to limit its residents environmental impact by producing clean energy, reducing waste, and promoting public transportation over individual car use. An “eco-park” will treat wastewater and solid waste, and generate power. Land outside the city will be reserved for farming. Wildlife habitat will be protected. Buildings have been designed to maximize the use of wind power; the planners decided Chengdu’s hazy climate is not conducive to solar power.


    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/china-is-building-a-nearly-car-free-city-2012-11?op=1#ixzz2BLpsJuO5


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