Dubai Got It Wrong: Hill-Shaped Green Buildings Are The FutureS

Whenever you see pictures of futuristic buildings in places like Dubai, they always look blue and metallic, with tons of crazy lights. But here's the real future of architecture: a new city in South Korea, Gwanggyo, will feature hill-shaped buildings, with hedges planted on the terraces and roofs, to improve ventilation and reduce energy use. Gallery below.

Dubai Got It Wrong: Hill-Shaped Green Buildings Are The FutureS

Dubai Got It Wrong: Hill-Shaped Green Buildings Are The FutureS

Dubai Got It Wrong: Hill-Shaped Green Buildings Are The FutureS

Dubai Got It Wrong: Hill-Shaped Green Buildings Are The FutureS

Dubai Got It Wrong: Hill-Shaped Green Buildings Are The FutureS

Dubai Got It Wrong: Hill-Shaped Green Buildings Are The FutureS

Dutch architects MVRDV won a contest to design the futuristic city in Korea. It'll be a self-sufficient city of 77,000 inhabitants, 35 km from Seoul. [Dezeen]