While Kuwait and Saudi Arabia plan to introduce metro systems shortly, in Abu Dhabi, the design plans for a 131km monorail track are almost complete with the majority of the $7 billion system running underground again protecting the environment and also the asthetics
of the city above ground.
Gerald said: "We've always had a love of the asthetics
of movements from the early part of the 20th century including the Russian constructivists, Daddists, Cubists and German expressionists so we went back to that.
This will take place at Asthetics
, and could take upto approximately 7 - 10 days for maximum effect.
The company invested significant resources and navigated plenty of paperwork to address mountainous terrain, environmental issues, asthetics
and archeological concerns with numerous local, state and federal agencies.
However, a Chemical Engineering major related: "Growing up; I was always more interested in the substance of what surrounds us--not so much the asthetics
[sic] about it.