Final conference report
The report of the final New Medina conference is now available . After three years of cooperation across the Mediterranean Sea, the approach of new towns gradually changed from a technical to a human adventure. We would like to thanks the experts and partners who contributed to the numerous exchanges and studies, promoting sustainable urban development for new towns to be.
CIUDAD closing eventThe inter regional closing event of the CIUDAD programme will take place on the 14th and 15th of November 2013 in Turkey. New Medina project will be represented among the 19 other projects cofinanced by the programme and supported by the CIUDAD team. A video of the project New Medina has been uploaded on the CIUDAD website.
Al Omrane - New town of Chrafate
Third new town realized by the company Al Omrane, after Tamesna, near Rabat, and Tamansourt, near Marrakech, the new Town of Chrafate is located about 20km south-east of Tangier, on the area of the rural town of Joumaa (province of Fahs Anjra, region of Tangier-Tetouan). Included in the economic area of the new harbour of Tanger Med, the city is made to accompany the industrial development of the region by meeting the housing needs generated by the creation of free zones and the installation of Renault-Nissan, close to the site. The first inhabitants are due to arrive in 2012; 30000 accommodations are planned to house 150000 inhabitants in the future.
For more informations, please visit the website (only in French) of the Fundation Al Omrane, holding in charge of the project in Morocco.