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Foster + Partners is Planning Andhra Pradesh's New Capital

 - Jun 4, 2018
References: fosterandpartners & dezeen
Perhaps the first thing that catches the eye in this Indian city proposal by architecture firm Foster + Partners is the needle-like roof of the governmental building. The masterplan has been drafted to visualize the new state capital — Amaravati. Covering 217 square kilometers of land, the project is designed to produce "one of the most sustainable cities in the world."

The firm harnessed knowledge from ecologically conscious architectural approaches and the latest technological innovations to create an Indian city proposal that embodies the values of the modern world. Foster + Partners seeks to balance the relationship between construction and greenery in favor of the later by 10%, committing to improving the natural exposure of residents. The area will also embrace eco-conscious transportation with paths for cycling, water taxis and routes, specifically catered to electric cars.