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THURSDAY 31 JULY 2014

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The Arc, Israel 
Wednesday 08 Jun 2005
 
Visionary scheme for Palestine 
 
 
 
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Urban planner’s vision could provide solution to Middle East conflict. 

Could architecture provide the answer to one the 21st Century’s major international disputes? Suisman Urban Design, part of a US think tank have come up with a radical solution for the creation of new Palestine including futuristic infrastructure plans linking the new state to regional transport hubs including Cairo. Core of their proposal is ‘The Arc’, a 130 mile green corridor sweeping through the West Bank and looping into Southern Gaza. It would provide a fast rail and aqueduct. Initial reactions are that the Palestinians love it…..

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Value 200(m€)
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