December 1, 2011
On the Boards: Djibloho Master Plan
Master Plan for the New Capital City of Equatorial Guinea by IDF-Ideias do Futuro, located on the Wele-Nzas. Designed for 160,000 inhabitants on 20 acres, the concept is both modern and respectful of the country’s cultural roots and natural environment.
Sustainability is also central to the design and see the creation of retention basins, protection of the margins natural vegetation & watercourses as well as the construction of a canal to divert the excess water.
The Master Plan is planned along an orthogonal matrix making use of the existing road network and includes urban parks, cemeteries, zoo, botanical garden, sports park, libraries, a new administrative centre, cathedral, mixed housing and a golf course.