Urban Planning

All you need to know about Mohenjodaro and Harrapa

All you need to know about Mohenjodaro and Harrapa

December 2, 2022

Mohenjodaro and Harappa are two cities located in the Indus Valley civilization, one of the earliest civilizations in human history. The two cities are believed to have been built around 2600 B.C. and are located in present-day Pakistan and parts of western India. The Indus Valley civilization was highly advanced[...]
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Downtown Circle: A Futuristic Mega-Project in Dubai

September 7, 2022

Downtown Circle Dubai is a new proposed-addition to the Dubai skyline. In cities like Dubai, where several high-rise buildings dot the skyline, a concern for related problems of urbanisation has also arisen. Recently a project by ZNera Space was unveiled, which aims to build a self-sufficient and sustainable gated community[...]
Zoning in RE

What Does Zoning Mean in Real Estate

August 19, 2022

Cities across the world have separate areas for residential and commercial activities, i-e both residential and commercial activities take place in different designated zones. These zones are identified and implemented by local governments. To understand urban planning, it is important for us to understand the concept of zoning in real[...]
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Why We Need Urban Planning: Objectives & Future Implications

August 1, 2022

Urbanisation has given rise to many issues in Pakistan’s major cities, including housing shortage, health problems, lack of proper mass transit system, ineffective land management and poor educational facilities. Authorities have been dedicating resources to devise related policies to deal with these problems. Urban planning is the process by which[...]

Aerotropolis: Structure, Facilities & More

May 16, 2022

More people and cargo are transported faster and farther than ever before by air. As a result, a new form of the metropolis is emerging. One around the airports, forming a cluster of passenger and cargo-related businesses. The phrases "airport city" or "aerotropolis" might be used depending on how this[...]
Cities in Pakistan Need Urban Planning to Accelerate Economic Growth

Cities in Pakistan Need Urban Planning to Accelerate Economic Growth

May 10, 2022

Graana.com, in collaboration with the Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies (IIPS), analyzes the ways proper urban planning in the cities of Pakistan can accelerate economic growth. Cities As Innovation Centers Cities are the hub of innovation, livability, diversity, culture, and economic development. They help a country compete in the global[...]
Major types of land in Pakistan

Major types of land in Pakistan

April 16, 2022

Land is one of the most important assets man can have in his lifetime. This tangible asset not only comes with multiple benefits but also allows you to gain financial freedom. As a real estate investor, you should consider investing in land in Pakistan.  To make you more aware of[...]
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List of Famous Dams in Pakistan

March 3, 2022

Pakistan is a country that is blessed with scenic views, majestic deserts and an abundance of natural resources. Pakistan is an agricultural country, depending heavily on water resources for irrigation. Interestingly, Pakistan has around 150 dams spread across all the provinces. These dams are not only a source of electricity[...]
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How Ineffective City Plans can Cause Problems for Future Generations

February 19, 2022

Cities are considered to be an engine of economic growth. The way our cities are designed and planned has an everlasting impact on the socio-economic development of individuals. This fact can be backed by the evidence that cities that do not cater to waste management end face waste disposal issues.[...]
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Proptech trends: A Comparison Between Pakistani and Global Market

February 11, 2022

Real Estate has lagged in jumping on the bandwagon of adopting disruptive technologies. It belongs to a slow-moving asset class. The traditional image of real estate is in direct contrast to the recent buzz surrounding real estate technology, or 'PropTech. Proptech is the technology used in the real estate market[...]