The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company has appointed Mott MacDonald as lead designers of the world’s first carbon-neutral zero-waste city, Masdar.

Masdar will also feature a personal rapid transport (PRT) system that will run on renewable energy.

On-site work at the project has already begun.

Masadar means ‘the source’ in Arabic and was established by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.