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The City Of The Future Is Here

And you'll never guess where it is.

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The whole city is built on an advanced energy grid which monitors the output of every single switch and appliance.

The wind tunnel above (center) is fitted with LED lights designed to glow blue when residents are within their goal of using 50% less energy than a comparable settlement, and red when they are above their goal.

The current residents of Masdar City are all students at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.

The world’s first graduate-level university dedicated to providing real-world solutions to issues of sustainability, created in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

For more information on Masdar City check out their official website and PopSci's recent article on the city's innovations and challenges.