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Gatwala Commercial Hub , Faisalabad is Punjab’s biggest and Pakistan’s second largest mixed use, real estate project. It has a covered area of over 3.1 million sq. ft.

This mega project, designed and developed by Shah Nawaz Associates, is located, at the junction of Canal Expressway and Lahore Sheikhupura Road. The road in front of the GCH project, has an average traffic count of 30 vehicles per minute. become, the city’s next mega center for trade, commerce, industries as well as residential projects.

 

Gatwala Commercial Hub

DG LDA reviews progress of projects

LAHORE: While visiting the Sheranwala Gate flyover (Hazrat Ali Hajvery Data Ganj Bakhsh Flyover), Director General (DG) Lahore Development Authority (LDA) directed the authorities to accelerate the work on the project currently under construction. The project is aimed at averting traffic jams in the area and ensuring a smooth flow for commuters.  In addition, a total of 35 plots worth Rs 250 million at LDA Avenue-I were retrieved by the authority.   For news and blogs, visit Graana.com. ...

ایل ڈی اے کا شیرانوالہ فلائی اوور منصوبہ قبل از وقت مکمل کرنے کا اعلان

لاہور: لاہور ڈیویلپمنٹ اتھارٹی (ایل ڈی اے) نے شیرانوالہ گیٹ فلائی اوور منصوبہ مقرر کردہ ڈیڈلائن سے قبل مکمل کرنے کا اعلان کردیا۔ اس ضمن میں گزشتہ روز ڈائریکٹر جنرل ایل ڈی اے نے چیف انجینئر کو خصوصی ہدایات جاری کیں۔ تفصیلات کے مطابق یہ فیصلہ کیا گیا ہے کہ روزآنہ کی بنیاد پر سائٹ سے پراگریس رپورٹ لی جائیگی اور شفٹوں کی تعداد بڑھا کر کام کی رفتار میں تیزی یقینی بنائی جائیگی۔ علاوہ ازیں، گزشتہ روز ایل ڈی اے نے قبضہ مافیا سے 250 ملین لاگت کے 35 پلاٹ واگزار کرا لیے۔ ایل ڈی اے ترجمان کے مطابق یہ پلاٹ 16 کنال اراضی پر محیط تھے۔ مزید خبروں اور اپڈیٹس...

Development of Rural Areas: in context Islamabad’s master plan and urbanization

Introduction Islamabad, the renowned capital city of Pakistan, was designed by the Greek architect and town planner Constantinos Doxiadis. The aerial view of Islamabad presents the city in a distinguished ‘Grid-Iron Pattern’, expanding on the array of parallel lines emanating from the centre. (Hull, 502). The original Master Plan divided the city into five zones: In Zone 1, the Islamabad Capital Development Authority (CDA) was allowed to acquire land for purposes of development of the capital; Zones 2 and 5 were reserved for the development of housing societies; Zone 3 was classified as the Reserved Area; while Zone 4 included parks, educational institutions and agricultural activities. The city...

وفاقی دارالحکومت میں صنعتی علاقے کی توسیع کا منصوبہ وقت کی اہم ضرورت ہے۔ اسد عمر

اسلام آباد: وفاقی وزیر منصوبہ بندی و ترقی اسد عمر  نے کہا ہے کہ وفاقی دارالحکومت اسلام آباد میں صنعتی علاقے کی توسیع وقت کی اہم ضرورت ہے۔ وفاقی وزیر سے اسلام آباد چیمبر آف کامرس اینڈ انڈسٹریز (آئی سی سی آئی) کے ایک وفد نے صدر محمد شکیل منیر کی قیادت میں ملاقات کی۔ آئی سی آئی سی آئی کے نمائندوں نے وفاقی وزیر کو نئے اسلام آباد انڈسٹریل زون کے قیام کے حوالے سے اپنے خیالات سے آگاہ کیا اور منصوبے کے اہم خدوخال پر تفصیلی تبادلہ خیال کیا۔ وفاقی وزیر کا کہنا تھا کہ اسلام آباد میں موجودہ صنعتی علاقوں میں زمین ختم ہو چکی ہے، اور...

Biophilia in Architecture

The concept of “biophilia” was described as “love of life” in ancient Greece. Biophilic architecture is an approach that aims to bring residents closer to mother nature. Connecting people to the heart to improve their well-being and quality of life is the guiding principle. Natural lighting and ventilation, natural landscape features, and other components are used in biophilic designed buildings to create a more productive and healthy environment for people. Incorporating natural characteristics into the environment is the most usual tactic. Natural components, such as water, flora, and sunlight, are frequently utilised. The use of organic shapes and silhouettes rather than straight lines is another common feature of...

Is the Construction Industry Ready for a Transformation?

Introduction Construction is one of the first-ever industries developed by humanity, and thereon, it has continued to shape the lives of millions in unique ways to this day. Every other business relies on the construction industry for its accommodation, plants, and infrastructure. At the same time, it is also a determinant of how people live, interact, work, grow, and play in societies. Not only does it have substantial economic relevance for developed and developing countries around the world, but it also leaves a significant impact on the environment as it is the single largest consumer of the world’s resources. The industry has been slow to adopt the latest...

سڑکوں کی تعمیر سمیت پنجاب کے ترقیاتی بجٹ میں شامل دیگر  منصوبوں پر کام کی رفتار کا جائزہ

لاہور: سڑکوں کی تعمیر سمیت پنجاب کے ترقیاتی بجٹ میں شامل دیگر  منصوبوں پر کام کی رفتار کا جائزہ اجلاس چیئرمین پلاننگ اینڈ ڈیولپمنٹ بورڈ عبداللہ خان سنبل کی صدارت میں منعقد ہوا جس میں جاری ترقیاتی منصوبوں کی جلد از جلد تکمیل یقینی بنانے پر زور دیا گیا۔ اجلاس میں 1 ارب روپے سے زائد مالیت کی دو ترقیاتی اسکیموں کی بھی منظوری دی گئی۔ اجلاس کو بتایا گیا کہ ان اسکیموں میں 36.57 کلومیٹر طویل قصور حجرہ سے منڈی بصیرپور تک کی سڑک کی بحالی نو کا منصوبہ بھی شامل ہے۔ مذکورہ منصوبے پر 48 کروڑ روپے لاگت آئے گی۔ دوسری جانب اجلاس میں 63 کروڑ روپے...

PM for expediting development work on housing projects

ISLAMABAD: While reviewing the progress of all housing projects, Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the authorities to expedite work to ensure the timely completion of affordable housing projects. The PM was further briefed on ongoing housing projects, including upcoming construction and housing projects under the Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority by Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority Lt General (retired) Anwar Ali Haider.   For news and blogs, visit Graana.com. ...

The Need for Compact Apartments in Pakistan

The rising demand for housing units in urban areas has become a new challenge for many governments. To tackle this growing impediment to development, governments across the world have adopted various strategies for meeting the demand for housing units. According to the data of the World Bank (WB), population growth in Pakistan was observed at 1.978% which is evidence of the fact that the demand for housing units will grow annually. Amidst the growing population, and to meet the rising demand for housing units, Graana.com through this blog makes compact apartments a case of meeting the increasing housing demand. According to the statistics of UN-Habitat, in 2011 Pakistan...

How to Childproof your Home – A Step by Step Guide

It may seem daunting to babyproof your home, but just a few simple steps can make it safer. It is imperative to make sure that your children cannot get out of your home or get into rooms before you begin childproofing it. A list of what needs to be done in the home to ensure a safe environment when welcoming a new baby may be daunting to expectant parents. Parents can get turned around by seemingly endless lists of must-haves by adding a baby-proofing product search to the mix. If you think you have done everything right with childproofing, there’s still a chance something’s been missed. Babyproofing your home can make...