Sunday, June 29, 2008

Smart City at Cochin - Master Plan by Colin Buchanan

Cochin SmartCity CEO and Board Member Fareed Abdul Rahman said yesterday that United Kingdom-based multi-disciplinary consultancy Colin Buchanan has been appointed master planner for the SmartCity IT Park at Kochi.

SmartCity Kochi is a joint venture project between Dubai-based TECOM Investments, SAMA Dubai and the Kerala Government.

Colin Buchanan is one of the UK's leading multi-disciplinary consultancies dealing in town master planning, urban design, regeneration, economics and development, transport and traffic engineering. Colin Buchanan is doing somany prestigious projects like Jabel Ali Airport, Hethrew Airport Terminal, London 2012 Olimpics bid etc. They also done the Master plan for the Smart City Malta. They were awareded NCE Consultants of the Year Award 2008 in recognition of its high profile projects like Crossrail, and ULTra Heathrow Terminal 5. They will cordinate with local consultants and companies to finish the Smart city project.

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