"A Tale of Two New Cities for Cairo and Istanbul
Rapid urban expansion has turned the historic cities of Cairo and Istanbul into overcrowded, traffic-clogged mega-metropolises full of blight, congestion, and pollution. To this problem, similar and unlikely sounding solutions have been proposed in both countries: Build two new Cairos and Istanbuls.
The plans to build two new mixed-used developments east and west of Cairo -- not so creatively named Eastown and Westown -- drew praise from the Middle East environmental website Green Prophet:"
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