The ancient Ziggurat is coming alive in the 21st century, and it's all thanks to modern engineering. In the ancient times, the Ziggurat is the temple towers of the ancient Mesopotamian valley that is characterized by the receding pyramid stories.
Today, a Dubai-based pioneering environmental design company, Timelinks, is creating the Ziggurat of the future - and it will be running using natural energy. The planned city of the future is projected as sustainable, being able to support up to one million people.
The proposed city includes plans of not only reducing carbon usage, but also to accommodate complexes which can take up less than 10% of the original land surface. Apart from public and private landscaping, it is also seen to be used for both leisure and agricultural use.
Timelinks claim that the modern-day Ziggurat can run entirely on steam, wind, and other natural resources. It will supposedly also be able to feature a super efficient public transportation system, which will be running both horizontally and vertically.
The pyramid itself will be covering 2.3 square kilometers, and will be officially unveiled for the Cityscape Dubai event, which is running from October 6 to 9 of this year.
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