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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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He said the planned settlements were in breach of the United Nations Security Council 2334, which calls on Israel to "immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem" al-Quds.
Second, he writes that the prominent theory of nucleation of settlement in the Saxon period is a myth, positing instead that seemingly planned settlements were much more irregular and gradually developed in place.
It aims to facilitate "planned settlements which enhance the natural environment providing a foundation for high quality inclusive 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.
The region has a legacy of planned settlements, principally in the mark 1 new towns of Stevenage, Harlow, Hemel Hempstead, Basildon and Hatfield, which all lie within the East of England region, along with the two garden cities at Letchworth and Welwyn.
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