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Consultancy Services for Development of DCK City, Karachi - PAKISTAN

In September 2011, one year after its commencement, the master planning project for the creation of a new city situated 35 km from Karachi was successfully completed. It is one of the largest and most ambitious projects in Pakistan, which Doxiadis Associates with his partners visualised and designed on an area of 12.320 acres, based on ekistics principles of efficiency and sustainability to house a population of a million. DCK new self sustained City is envisioned as a paradigm in the fields of infrastructure, transportation, low energy consumption and services for other cities in the region to follow. It is a landmark project as it introduces new standards of planning adapted to the local conditions and points the way to the expansion of the metropolis towards Hyderabad, the second largest city of the region.

DATA ON OVERALL PROJECT


Start date: 2010/8

End date: 2011/9

Geographical Area: Asia

Country: Pakistan

Client Name: PAKISTAN DEFENSE OFFICERS HOUSING AUTHORITY

Fields of Specialization: E/M Studies, Hydraulic/Urban Areas, Hydraulic, Regional and Urban Planning

Markets: Infrastructure Networks/Water Supply, Infrastructure Networks/Electricity and Lighting, Infrastructure Networks, Regional and Urban Development/Urban Development, Regional and Urban Development

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