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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

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.
As a consequence, writes Subirats, "[l]ess than fifty years after its foundation, the planned city of Brasilia .
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.
Mayor John Tory will announce the details of a planned City of Toronto business innovation mission to Israel from November 12 to 19.
He said that no planned city was developed after Islamabad and the unrestricted migration from rural to urban areas had complicated the civic issues in almost all major cities of the province.
Lusail is Qatar's newest planned city and is located about 15 kilometres north of Doha's city centre.
Besides campuses, hostels would also be constructed in the planned City to provide accommodation facility to the students, teachers and professionals.
THE real-estate investment firm behind a controversial planned city tower block have defended their proposals.
Logix TechnoPark is located in Noida - a master planned city adjacent to Delhi.
Padilla himself has put a planned city redevelopment project in the area on hold indefinitely.