Kuwait Plans to Develop Carbon-Free Green City
Kuwait intends to establish a completely carbon-free green city – the largest in the world and the first of its kind in the region.
The green city, which will be called ‘XZERO’, can host about 100,000 people who shall constitute a completely sustainable community. URP Company, based in Dubai, is currently working on designing the green city.
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The company has already published some pictures of the design and the exterior such that the city will look like a flower. The new city limits the access of cars to it, has large and safe areas for walking and it will provide 30,000 green jobs.
The project planned for Kuwait’s southern area and it will include 30,000 residential units and 30,000 green employments in various sectors such as medical, tourist, technological, educational, retail, and entertainment.
The landscape design for the XZERO project as a Biophlilic city will provide many environmental, social, and economic advantages for its citizens, such as lowering air pollution, boosting biodiversity, controlling water, improving social contact, and uniting the community.
XZERO also uses natural infrastructure as a multi-functional natural system supplemented with green and blue infrastructure.