Luano City, Congo, Africa
 
 
Year2008latitude: -11° 35'
longitude: 27° 30'
Period2008-2020
Initiator(s)Bigen Africa, JHI Properties (Pty)
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)South Africa
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organizationPKA International Architects, Bigen Africa
Inhabitants
Target population
Town websitehttp://www.luanocity.com
Town related linkshttps://www.facebook.com/Luanocitylubumbashi/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXPQHfm2JRI
http://www.pkainternational.co.za/luano-city-drc/
http://www.bigenafrica.com/bigen-africa-clinches-luano-city-project/
http://www.bigenafrica.com/portfolio_item/luano-city-democratic-republic-co ngo/
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
 


source: http://www.pkainternation al.co.za/luano-city-drc/




source: http://www.pkainternation al.co.za/luano-city-drc/




source: http://www.pkainternation al.co.za/luano-city-drc/


Luano project was established in 2008, implemented by privates (Forum Proprieties) and developed by a South African corporation. It is located in Lubumbashi area, in proximity of the International Airport. The main purpose of the project is to attract foreign investments and to provide a model of new town, based on the principles of security, accessibility and efficiency. Phase 1 of Luano City is already in construction and it is expected to be completed by the end of 2016. It will provide the city with high quality apartments, an office park and a number of leisure and sports facilities.

source: http://www.luanocity.com

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