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Whither Karachi?

Whither Karachi?

Low-income settlements within or comparatively nearer to the city centre have densified to over 6,000 persons per hectare, making Karachi the third-most dense city in the world. These settlements suffer from severe overcrowding, with all its serious social and environmental negatives. Meanwhile, high...

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Paris to get first skyscraper – Triangle Tower

Paris to get first skyscraper – Triangle Tower

Paris is to get its first skyscraper for over 40 years after Herzog & de Meuron won planning permission for its 180-metre-high Tour Triangle. Plans for the controversial triangular tower were approved by city councillors last night, overturning the decision made by the same committee in November.

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Commercial Development: CDA fails to enact standard policy

Commercial Development: CDA fails to enact standard policy

The capital’s civic agency has decided to revisit permissions it granted to hand-picked real estate developers to alter and exceed official parameters in the city’s key business centre. The Capital Development Authority (CDA) board has granted six permissions since 2013 to alter the agency’s...

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