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Sustainable Living

The city is a low-carbon development comprised of a rapidly growing clean-tech cluster, business free zone and residential neighborhood, as well as shops, restaurants and public green spaces.



The city contains one of the largest clusters of low-carbon buildings in the world. Buildings are designed to high sustainability standards and certified by the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities’ (DPM) Estidama, or LEED green building rating systems. Community amenities are certified under DPM’s Estidama Pearl Community Rating System.


Buildings use 40 percent less water than comparable buildings


Construction projects use 100 per cent recycled aluminium and steel


Buildings use 40 pecent less energy than comparable buildings


As part of its sustainable living ethos, Masdar City is committed to developing world-class and sustainable amenities and developments that will benefit the city’s residents and local community, enhancing their way of life and encouraging healthier lifestyles.

An example of this is the city's first public realm space - Masdar Park - which is home to a number of facilities.


Pedestrian, walkable city focused on active living

5.6km walking

5.6km walking, running and cycling track

Outdoor gym

Outdoor gym, football pitch and basketball court


Masdar Citys

Masdar City's neighborhood provide a holistic range of facilities and amenities to ensure a sustainable way of life. Below you will find details on the different neighborhood areas that have been launched at Masdar City.

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01 Etihad Eco-Residence
02 Leonardo Residence

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