Flush With Oil Cash, Southern Sudan Plans Giraffe-Shaped Capital City and a Rhinopolis


BY Jenara Nerenberg

City architects tap their inner animals and go wild on urban planning.

Sudan animail-shaped cities

Southern Sudan expects to hit big with oil in the coming years, and what does the government plan to do with the newfound billions? Build animal-shaped cities. That’s right, the government recently announced that it’s capital, Juba, will be transformed with neighborhoods, amusement parks, roads, and buildings that all fit nicely into blueprints of a giraffe, and nearby Wau will take the form of a rhino. Seguir leyendo “Flush With Oil Cash, Southern Sudan Plans Giraffe-Shaped Capital City and a Rhinopolis”