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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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Affordable Housing Design Competition

Affordable Housing Design Competition

Affordable Housing Design Competition was organized by the Asian Institute Technology (AIT) Consulting, Thailand with an aim to address the affordable housing needs in Asia and the region. The main motive was to find innovative, practical, Eco-friendly, and cost effective solutions by harnessing

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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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Bad Planning Leads to Felling of Trees

Bad Planning Leads to Felling of Trees

By Hasan Mansoor As the provincial government`s plan to plant three million trees in the province is yet to materialise, the existing trees in the city are being felled for reasons ranging from bad planning on the part of the authorities concerned to what is being described as `security hazards`. `When it comes to strengthen security in our country, trees ...

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