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grid plan

A city plan in which the streets are laid out in a rectangular pattern of lines forming rectangles of uniform size.
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Unlike other cities in the region located in hilly terrain, Jaipur was established on the plain and built according to a grid plan interpreted in the light of Vedic architecture.
His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah presiding over cabinet meeting KUWAIT, March 18 (KUNA) -- Government preparations to launch an overall grid plan; with a focus on execution and maintenance of roads, was the emphasis of a miniature cabinet meeting that was headed by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Monday.
Based on the writings of Aristotle, Hippodamus of Miletus is considered the 'father' of urban planning and the originator of the grid plan, commonly called the 'Hippodamian plan', although there were many grid plan cities built before Hippodamus, and it is widely known that he did not plan the city of Miletus.
Chandigarh, the new capital of the Punjab proposed by Jawaharlal Nehru after Indian independence, is laid out on a grid plan, with wide streets for road traffic separating carefully planned residential and commercial sectors.
The US agency has extended the grant that will be utilized for the conduct of a feasibility study on the smart grid plan of the Philippine utility firm - primarily the rollout of intelligent metering system.
"The existence of this road also confirms ancient Nea Paphos was laid out on a typical Hellenistic grid plan," they said.
The views from my room in the hotel's tower were breathtaking, with clear vistas across the grid plan streets of the city and onto the bay and the famous prison island, Alcatraz.
Before adding required transmission system upgrades that are common to both proposals, the Northeast Utilities-National Grid plan will cost an estimated $449.8 million, while New Hampshire Transmission's will cost an estimated $804 million.
313), as marked by the town's grid plan, its London-derived street names, and the naming of its encompassing county as Cumberland, after the victorious general at the battle of Culloden.
NamPower is currently working on the Master Grid Plan for the central region which will also address Windhoek's load growth.
Mine Management Plans have been lodged with the Department of Resources to continue the drilling on an enlarged grid plan with the ultimate Resource Grid probably being extended to an area of 5km by 5km (25 square kilometers).