Manam Souk Master Plan Unveiled

Hank Dittmar Associates presented its master plan and strategies for preserving and revitalising the historic soul in Manama, the capital city of Bahrain, DT News reported on 10 April. The team, which also includes architect Khaled Azzam of Idea and urban designer and engineer Andrew Cameron of WSP, presented a plan that builds on the traditional character and grab of the souk, while improving infrastructure and public realm and introducing new attractions and destination for Bahrainis as well as tourists. Minister  of Industry and Commerce Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani ” Our next step is to get an approval of the Masterplan, develop the action plan and obtain the budget.”

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Perspective of proposed Wednesday Market Square.