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Downtown Port Moresby Master Plan


Our Role

SMEC was responsible for overall direction of the masterplan. The scope of services included:

  • Data collection and review
  • Establishment of contacts with Government agencies
  • Preliminary constraints, opportunities and policy options
  • Background research and identification of major issues, including implementation of a public participation program
  • Generation of base maps, incorporating land use and infrastructure network
  • Investigation of alternative development strategies and development of preferred strategy
  • Identification of capability for expansion and improvement of services networks
  • Investigation of impact of different demographic scenarios and derive best economic framework for development
  • Analysis of social, environmental and historical assets
  • Community consultation
  • Development of a masterplan
  • Preparation of framework for implementation of the plan
  • Provision of in-house training in all aspects of masterplan preparation.

Project Overview

The project included the preparation of a comprehensive Local Development Masterplan for downtown Port Moresby and Konedobu.

The objective of the project was to promote the best use of land in the plan area with a view to balancing social objectives, economic advancement and environmental sustainability.

The plan also included strategies to utilise customary land, involving customary landholders in the planning process.

Location:
Papua New Guinea
Technical Area:
Urban Development
Client:
National Capital District Commission


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