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Damascus Master Plan Secondment of Services to General Company for Engineering Consultancy - SYRIA

The project for which Doxiadis provided the top management, was conceived in 1994 as a framework to coordinate public and private interventions in the Syrian Capital. It comprised a verification and updating of present conditions in a G.I.S. data bank and the recognition of shortcomings, deficiencies, conflicts and opportunities of urban and regional uses and resources. Finally, the plan provided for a pattern of sustainable development and economic growth with an emphasis to environmental protection. Work followed five stages of elaboration: from traffic counts and surveys to the design of satellite towns to alleviate in-migration to the city.


Start date: 1994/5

End date: 1997/12

Geographical Area: Middle East and North Africa

Country: Syria

Client Name: General Company for Engineering Consultancy

Fields of Specialization: Regional and Urban Planning

Markets: Regional and Urban Development/Urban Development

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