El Menea, Algeria, Africa
 
 
Year2009latitude: 36° 2'
longitude: 7° 2'
Period2009-2030
Initiator(s)Government of Algeria
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)Algerian
Designer(s) / Architect(s)Lemay Architects
Design organization
Inhabitants
Target population40,000
Town website
Town related linkshttp://www.lemayonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/201212_el-menia_bookl et_9x9_lemayonline_fr.pdf
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 

el menea
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built areas
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functions
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public transport system
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car circulation
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green areas
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Created in order to protect the palm grove endangered by urbanization, the site of El Menea stretches on a 450 hectares land, whose 350he are already designed for the town development and the 100he in reserve for a future expansion. EXP+Lemay architects won the competition to design the city masterplan, but beyond the 2014 concept proposal there are limited news on the state of progress of the construction.

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