Iconic Urban Design In Sudan

Iconic Urban Design In Sudan
Design

An optimistic plan to create unusual animal and fruit shaped cities.

Claudia Cukrov
  • 7 september 2010

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Sudan has unveiled plans to redesign a number of its cities into the shape of animals. The southern capital of Juba – reportedly one of the fastest growing cities in the world, is to be relocated and restructured into the shape of a rhinoceros, with the city’s regional president taking up office in the ‘beast’s eye.’  Wau – the capital of the south-westerly state of West Bahr al Ghazal, will be shuffled around to create a giraffe, it’s sewerage-treatment plant sitting aptly beneath the tail.  The town of Yambio is also up for a re-structure but unlike the other cities, it’s set to become a pineapple.

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