Bagdhad's Master Plan

Prague-based architect Michal Hron is close to obtaining approval from Iraqi authorities to begin work on Baghdad's new master plan.
December 8, 2004, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"A Prague-based architect, Hron is confident he is close to obtaining final approval from the Iraqi authorities to begin work on an ambitious town-planning project that will map out the development of Baghdad over the next two or three decades.

...Hron admits he does not have experience himself in drawing up an urban planning project on such a vast scale. His strategy is to bring in an international team of hundreds of experts in planning, power, water and sewage systems, helped by Iraqi architects.

It could take a decade to complete the blueprint, and efforts are underway to find ways of raising $3 million to $5 million needed to fund the plan..."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Tuesday, October 25, 2005 in The Prague Post
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