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Master plan for the rehabilitation of Dhaka's canals

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, suffers from ever-increasing floods which impede the country’s economy as city streets, homes and factories are submerged for weeks at a time. Catalyse Urbaine participated in a conference in Dhaka on best management practices of urban waters. As an alternative to traditional engineering solutions against flooding, we propose a network of green spaces to collect torrential rainwater, provide recreational and economic opportunities for the city, and recycle waste-water.


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Bangladeshi College of Architects

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