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new town

(in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp to accommodate overspill population
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new town

A new, essentially self-sufficient city, built in a previously undeveloped area, which provides residential, commercial, industrial, educational, recreational, and public facilities.
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"The Commission has taken into consideration its duty to settle the land ownership on the area, where the planned city would be built on, along with securing services for the project, in order that each citizen would receive a complete flat, on a turn-key basis," he said, adding that the mechanism of the sale would be based on the payment of an advance by any citizen, who would pay the remaining price of the flat, either cash or by installment.
By developing a four acre site between New Canal Street and the planned city park UCE aims to bring together a wide range of departments currently spread across the city centre.
The clarity of its design is still tangible today; as the first planned city in India to have an integrated urban landscape, Chandigarh continues to offer spaces for leisure and relaxation, which are rare and valuable commodities in modern urbanism.
Hayden satisfying planned city standards for retention ponds, hillside development and multifamily housing design and landscaping, and helping develop such standards if none already exist.
This meticulously planned city, conceived in the 1950s by then-president Juscelino Kubistchek, is for Subirats an example of what the Uruguayan writer Angel Rama calls la ciudad letrada, the "lettered city," which Subirat describes as
JEREMY Paxman yesterday joined the fight to save a special-needs centre under threat from a planned city bypass.
Suwon itself is the nation's first planned city and was originally developed in the 18th century.
Cllr Reid said today: ``Council officers are being deliberately very negative because their planned city academy proposal has been stopped for Anfield.''
By 1980, 75 percent of the population of Brasilia lived in settlements that had never been anticipated, while the planned city had reached less than half of its projected population of 557,000."
He explained that if the city reduces its funding contribution, the state agency will have to reduce its planned city Transit Authority projects.
Designed by late Danish architect Otto von Spreckelsen, the arch is the signature building of a high-rise business, academic, and residential center started some 25 years ago; it is to Paris what Century City is to Los Angeles--a planned city within a city.
This changed the original shape of the capital city, which was known as a planned city. Islamabad is now facing many planning issues including thousands of unauthorised buildings.