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Sustainable Indian City Proposals

Foster + Partners is Planning Andhra Pradesh's New Capital

— June 4, 2018 — Eco
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.
Trend Themes
1. Sustainable Cities - The proposal showcases the trend of designing cities that prioritize environmental sustainability and green living.
2. Green Architecture - The use of ecologically conscious architectural approaches highlights the trend towards sustainable and environmentally-friendly building design.
3. Smart Transportation - The incorporation of paths for cycling, water taxis, and electric car routes reflects the trend of implementing eco-conscious transportation solutions.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - The architectural industry can explore innovative ways to design sustainable cities and incorporate green practices into their projects.
2. Urban Planning - Urban planners can leverage sustainable city proposals to create designs and plans that prioritize environmental sustainability and improve quality of life.
3. Transportation - The transportation industry has the opportunity to develop and expand smart transportation solutions that promote eco-conscious commuting and reduce carbon emissions.
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