Iraq plans new city next to capital
In order to find solutions to the chaos in Baghdad due to overpopulation, the Iraqi government plans to launch a new city [Rafeel] next to the capital.
(Picture: Construction at the Dar Al Salam residential project. Picture credit: Govt of Iraq)
[Editor's note: According to Global Construction Review, the project is based on a plan made by the US consultant CH2M Hill, which has since been acquired by Jacobs Engineering.]