Self-sufficient city

“Glo-cal DNA”, the new projects from  SBA Design’s, a futuristic new city. The self sufficient, low carbon, mixed-use development is slated for construction on Hainan Island. A pumping 42.6 square kilometer tourist hotspot.

Self-sufficient city

Between 2005 and 2010 the Chinese government decreased energy consumption by 20%. SBA Design’s future city is just one of numerous projects planned for China that support the country’s ambitious energy-savings goals. To ensure a long supply of clean water, water recycling and rainwater harvesting systems will be put in place.

To achieve a healthy mix of self-sustaining urban and rural lifestyles, the “glo-cal” city will comprise a series of districts interconnected by pedestrian-friendly interior networks.

Self-sufficient city

Self-sufficient city

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