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SMART LIFE                                                                                                                                                                                   SMART LIFE
                     CAPITAL SMART CITY NEWS                                                                                                                                                                      CAPITAL SMART CITY NEWS

                   BUILDING THE                                                                                                            ACCESSIBLE COMMUTE &

                   CITY OF THE FUTURE                                                                                                      SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY

                   When it  comes to  build your house, you       developers and asset management company                                  The town planning of Capital Smart City is
                   choose the best of the best architect, interior   operating in Pakistan to develop new state of                         carefully carried out to form a gridded
                   designer, and construction organization.       the art smart cities with a focus not only to                            network of roads to maximize e ciency
                   Similarly, if you want to build a futuristic city   give luxury living but also incorporating an                        and connectivity, creating a network of
                   based on the concepts of eco-friendliness,     inclusive  culture  to  promote    vibrant                               roads with a variety of possible routes to
                   sustainability, luxury and minimalism, you     communities.                                                             multiple destinations. A link to the north of
                   naturally look towards the best in the field of                                                                          the city will serve as a bypass, carrying
                   real estate developers. That’s why Future      Through strategic investments, innovative                                planned commercial tra c around CSC.
                   Developments Holdings (Pvt) Limited (FDH)      urban   planning  and   life  cycle  asset
                   have taken it upon themselves the daunting     management,    FDH    creates   integrated                               Public transport will be encouraged as a
                   challenge of building the first smart city of   communities  that  embody international                                  primary  mode  for trips,  but will  coexist
                   Pakistan   which   would    not  only   be     standards of sustainability with a strong                                with private vehicles, which are expected
                   self-sustainable in terms of energy and        commitment to quality.                                                   to remain prevalent. Public transport is
                   di erent utility services but also will set the                                                                         integrated with the land use plan to ensure
                   precedence for future smart cities.                                                                                     that public transport spines are aligned
                                                                                                                                           with high density development corridors
                   Capital Smart City near New Islamabad                                                                                   and mixed-use development around public
                   Airport (CSC) has been master-planned,                                                                                  transport   stations  and    nodes   are
                   designed    and   constructed  by   Future                                                                              promoted. This strategic network and
                   Developments Holdings (Pvt) Limited (FDH),                                                                              infrastructure will made the overall
                   which is one  o f th e leadin g re al estate                                                                            mobility e cient and accessible.
                                                                                                                                                                                         A NATURAL

                                                                                                                                                                                         WONDER OF

                                                                                                                                                                                         GREEN SPACES

                                                                                                                                                                                         The master plan of Capital Smart City
                                                                                                                                                                                         integrates  the   existing  rich  natural
                                                                                                                                                                                         topographies through  eco-spines and
                                                                                                                                                                                         seamless recreational trails across the
                                                                                                                                                                                         di erent neighborhoods. It also blends and
                                                                                                                                                                                         upgrades the existing landscape and
                                                                                                                                                                                         ecological value map to improve the urban
                                                                                                                                                                                         environment by infusing a variety of parks
                                                                                                                                                                                         and public open spaces. This diligent
                                                                                                                                                                                         planning of natural resources also includes
                                                                                                                                                                                         an 18-hole PGA Standard Signature Golf
                                                                                                                                                                                         Course by Harradine Golf and adventure
                                                                                                                                                                                         zone,  bringing  people  closer  to  social
                                                                                                                                                                                         activities and nature. The overall purpose is
                                                                                                                                                                                         to develop and sustain an eco-friendly city
                                                                                                                                                                                         with zero carbon emissions and boundless
                                                                                                                                                                                         green spaces.

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