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new town

In keeping with the expression “all things old are new again,”modern residential development is focusing on a small-town atmosphere called the new town concept.It includes sidewalks and community parks plus offices,retail,places of worship,and schools within the project itself and usually within walking distance of residential areas.It may even include some home-above-retail or home-above-office concepts and satellite offices for government services such as license renewal.

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Instead, it can be suggested that the plots within the newly planned settlement were given to local magnates, people whose support and loyalty were important for the king.
For the 21st Century, Garden City start up is taken up to render planned settlements and improve natural environment providing a foundation for high-quality, comprehensive places to live for sustainable lifestyles by working with developers, designers, local authorities and community groups.
Wahdan (School of Liberal Education, Foundation for Liberal and Management Education, India) explains the mechanisms through which the planned settlements are located in Egypt and, focusing on the case of Sixth of October City (located just west of Cairo) for more detail, analyzes the ways in which politics--mainly the changing national political economy and its associated power politics (from Nasser to neoliberalism)--shape planning and determine the land uses, administration, and morphology of planned settlements, rather than disinterested "public utility" considerations of equitable distribution of resources across Egypt.
Laser pulses beamed from a low-flying helicopter into northwestern Cambodia's dense jungles have revealed ancient remnants of extensive, carefully planned settlements surrounding Angkor, the capital of the region's Khmer empire.
The areas of collaboration would include among others the development of planned settlements, development and maintenance of rural access and connectivity, rural water supply and sanitation and minor-irrigation, the development of rural enterprises and small-scale industries and the use of new and renewable sources of energy.
As a result three new well planned settlements at Hawksbay, Baldia and Taiser Town were developed with most modern amenities and facilities for affectees of Lyari Expressway.
Remote rural communities are tribal communities living in dense, planned settlements with populations of over 5,000 people, and they are common in the former homeland areas.
In mountaintops "captured" by carefully planned settlements, each in view of the other (panopticon-like, as Weizman describes it), and transportation linkages such as elevated superhighways bisecting--and yet avoiding--the Palestianian territories in between and below, Weizman finds an insidious exercise of "sovereignty in three dimensions.
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