infrastructure

Indonesian Slum Converted into Insta-worthy “Rainbow Village”

By Budi Purwanto SEMARANG, Indonesia, May 21 – A slum area on Indonesia‘s Java Island has become an unlikely tourist attraction, as well as a social media hit, after its homes were painted vivid colors to transform the district into what is now being called “Kampung Pelangi” (“Rainbow Village”). As long as you don’t suffer

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Beyond Bricks and Mortar, Cities Can Be Equalizers

By Vafa Valapour and Aubrilyn Reeder of United World Infrastructure The U.N. projects that by 2050 nearly two-thirds of the world’s population will be urban, an increase of 2.4 billion people with approximately half from rural migration. There is no doubt that cities provide a better future with rising incomes, better job opportunities and better

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ADVERTORIAL: Sobha Hartland, Your Luxury Destination

Sobha Group is a multinational, multi-product group with developments and investments in U.A.E., Sultanate of Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Brunei and India. Founded in 1976 by a first generation Omani entrepreneur, PNC Menon as an interior decoration firm under the name of Services and Trade Company in Muscat, Oman, the group has grown into one of

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Dubai: Printing The Future

Dubai’s new 3D printed building might just set the stage for sweeping change across the construction landscape By Ali Khaled Photographs by Museum of the Future Last week, a trailer for summer blockbuster Star Trek created a buzz on social media as it tantalizingly showcased some stunning glimpses of scenes shot in a futuristic city

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