Modern city


  • 3 questions to

    First and foremost conceive cities as networks Each city, however modern it is, is like a grid, a layering of networks, most of which are visible in the urban landscape... The challenge may not be to achieve a result as close as possible to Paris, which is a very modern city, but at the minimum to have essential services to prevent waste and wastewater from staying in houses or polluting rivers, keep streets passable and allow city dwellers to have access to drinking water
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  • 2016, a record year for AFD

    First and foremost conceive cities as networks Each city, however modern it is, is like a grid, a layering of networks, most of which are visible in the urban landscape... The challenge may not be to achieve a result as close as possible to Paris, which is a very modern city, but at the minimum to have essential services to prevent waste and wastewater from staying in houses or polluting rivers, keep streets passable and allow city dwellers to have access to drinking water
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  • Rémy Rioux appointed Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement by the Council of Ministers today, 25 May 2016

    First and foremost conceive cities as networks Each city, however modern it is, is like a grid, a layering of networks, most of which are visible in the urban landscape... The challenge may not be to achieve a result as close as possible to Paris, which is a very modern city, but at the minimum to have essential services to prevent waste and wastewater from staying in houses or polluting rivers, keep streets passable and allow city dwellers to have access to drinking water
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  • Press Releases

    The mat, velvet-smooth red earth that covers the houses, the streets, the city... Mohamed Camara was first presented in France by the Pierre Brullé Gallery during the Paris Month of Photography festival in 2002. He has since had exhibitions in a number of countries (Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Tate Modern in London, ICP in New York, Toronto, Bamako...)
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  • Financing and launching of a feasibility study for modern slaughter house in Addis Ababa.

    Financing and launching of a feasibility study for modern slaughter house in Addis Ababa... The Addis Ababa Abattoirs Enterprise (AAAE) signed on Wednesday 13th, November 2013, a EURO 900 000 contract with Meateng Consortium (South-Africa, New-Zealand and Australia) for a detailed feasibility study on both conception and realisation of a new modern slaughter house in the south of the Ethiopian capital
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  • Developing modern infrastructure

    Developing modern infrastructure... This road, bypassing the town of Port-Louis, will help reduce traffic burden in the city
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  • Urban transit: Inauguration of Bus Rapid Transit in Lagos

    Lagos, the largest city south of the Sahara With 20 million inhabitants, the city of Lagos is the largest city in South of the Sahara... However, the city's infrastructure development does not correlate to its population growth... 430 buses will run on a dedicated corridor The project has enabled the rehabilitation, expansion of the road to 6 lanes, the expansion and construction of a road facilitating the movement of about 600 000 inhabitants and the introduction of a modern transport corridor by rapid bus on which 430 buses, operated by a private company, will function
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