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November 2010

Urban
November 26, 2010

Wadi Hanifa Wetlands Project

Wadi Hanifa was once the lifeblood of Riyadh. Decades of development and neglect has turned this natural water¬†source into sewage dump. A few years ago, the Saudis decided to revitalize the Wadi and the results are stunning. What was once an open sewer is now…
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Urban
November 16, 2010

First Ring Road: A Catastrophe?

I really believe that the First Ring Road expansion is a travesty of urban planning. I'm trying really hard to convince myself otherwise, but I just can't seem to find any benefit from the project.¬†The people in charge of it have a website, 1-rr.com, and…
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