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TowerDude

4 Bassins

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Original from here : (Own Work) : http://watson-architecture.weebly.com/four---4-bassins.html

This is the act of creating a city on only basic elements, Sim City in it's most raw form

Located among the plains you will find Seoi Chek, this city is designed around 4 bassins of freshwater. Two are seemingly old; and 2 are seemingly new, but the age of these places is to be ignored for now

Water has the ability to change effortlessly without losing its essential character. In five element feng shui, water types are resourceful and single-minded, flowing over problems like a river.

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Central & Court

There are two small bassins, one is the city center, and the other is built inside a block of buildings.

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Central - There was no place that was defined as the town center, yet the four streets around it and the the building near it, communicates a notion of character of what a central plaza could be. Many people gather there, mainly tourists, it is a lucrative place for businesses, and it's always alive, the water is never still..

Court - Just a stone's throw away from Central, Court, is only accessible to the residents from around it, it is the residents haven to escape their daily stress, only them and some precious guests access this exclusive area, the water is most of the time still..

Court - Just a stone's throw away from Central, Court, is only accessible to the residents from around it, it is the residents haven to escape their daily stress, only them and some precious guests access this exclusive area, the water is most of the time still..

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Nouveau Bassin & Sheung-O-Kwan

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Nouveau Bassin (above) - in the recent years, industry has slowed down a lot, and in a bid to keep the city attractive the successive mayors decided to gentrify this place with the "Dai" Shopping Mall and business tower, along the Bassin was built a facilities building, with spa and hotel, of course there are extra water activities, fr the residents in this city, going there is always fun on a sunny afternoon. The water is only still at night

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These last years, thanks to the gentrification, and the touristic opportunities here, the city has built a new district called "Sheung-O-Kwan" this master attracted many renowned architects to the city, like the Dutch super-architect Krijs Van Kreis, and others. The master-plan was to build a fourth bassin that will communicate with the others, and thus generate an identity for this new district. The residents hassled with their daily lives however rarely use this bassin, and the water is always still, luckily contemporary equipment keeps it pristine clean..

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TowerDude

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Replies

976 : Thanks!

Eytan : be like.. noooo!

TekindusT : YES IT IS!!! MUHAHAHA

Gugu3 : Thanks!

Jayguum : Fuuu..thanks!

Elavery : Yeah, change is like holidays

:)

TayMay27 : Thanks!

IL. : from capital SimCIty!

MamaLuigi : Thank you! hope you'll like this :3

Hazani : thanks!

SAerton : It is indeed back!

Carl : Yes, and there will be another big project this year too!

421 : Thankssies!

Abu Al Burj Marina

Along the Al Duisma road on Marina Bay, a series iconic towers stand tall, the conference center etc! all symbols of our nations greatness! Buy real estate here in our luxurious appartments!

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Remember to comment, +1 and vote if you liked this!

TowerDude

Locations

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Elavery : Haha, yep

KonstantinII : Well there will be an update just for finding hotels!

MamaLuigi : yeah it's back :3

111222333444 : Wait no longer!

MD : Thanks, I love Hammie too :3

NMUSpidey : Hehe, hope you'll like it!

TekindusT : Wooohoo gimme some! Summer this year isn't showing up..so I created it in SC4

:P

Hazani : Thanks!

Locations

1- Al Dhouma's windy shores

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2 - Abu Al Zehef

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3 - Port Saïd

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4- Abu Al Burj, Al Jakkab City

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Remember to rate comment and +1 if you liked this!

TowerDude

Al Fehkri Beach

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ee99 : Thanks a lot for dropping by !

TekindusT : haha! Partyboy

mystic_destiny : Thanks thanks and more thanks!

Kakado_to_save : it is ! :D

Elavery : Yes it is, and I'd be lying if I said your own work inspired me to bring this back

NMUSpidey : If you say so :P

Schulmanator : Come on !

111222333444 : Here is some more !

MamaLiugi945 : It has returned

escilnavia : Thanks a lot !

Vlasky : Thank You :*

Al Fehkri Beach

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Cya soon!

TowerDude

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1000000000000000 : wow, really, well thanks :D

escilnavia : it's 3 pm it's 40°C+ outside no one goes outside :boggle: , but you are right :P

111222333444 : thanks

SkyGuy : Thanks a lot :)

NMUSpidey : lol Thanks :P

TekindusT : yes it does

Alejandro24 : I suppose, but the UAE don't want to show the slums

World Expo 2011 pt7 (Visits 14 to ..)

Svar

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Hong Kong

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Bietsthal

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In the next and final expo update we will have

Slovakia

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Onubis

Onumara

Arrowhead

Posillipo

TowerDude

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Kakado_to_Save : Thanks

Samerton : Thank a lot, I'm happy

NMU Spidey : Ahh! no I can put that in my Philosophy essay's

Alejandro24 : yes, but I prefer Greece

Il : the Bat's are Psycholu's

100000000000 : Thanks :D

1112223334445556669999101010111...... :boggle: yep :P

ADrianor : Thank you

Evillions : Yep :D

One society, one picture..

While we wait, for a next instalement in the World Expo he is something I've been doing, it has many components of an UAE city in one picture, I did my best :P

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TowerDude

Al Romana

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ggamgus : So do I...

111222333444 : :P thanks a lot for the comment

Alejandro24 : I know :cry:

TekindusT : haha, when do we start 8)

SkyGuy : Yes, I heard a Simolympic complex might be built soon

100000000000000 : hmmm I'm not sure, with effort you can get there, feel free to pm me if you want help :)

Shulmanator : FANks a lot :P

NMUSpidey : thanks a lot, and Shulmanator deserved it

Adrianor : It's coming

IL. Thanks :D

9988 : but the expo isn't finnished :yes: ... ;)

Al Romana

This island isn't part of the emirate but it's an island north of Egypt that was part of the roman empire

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Well I'm off it's 30°C s I'm going to the pool, cyaz !

TowerDude

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Alejandro : awww :(

Kakado_to_Save : Jonny !

Samerton : the time will come, it will be an epiphany :evil:

NMUSpidey : Of course, you need some $$ 8)

MamaLuigi945 : Thanks a lot, I think it is

111222333444555666.... : LOL, yeah

Coppertown2 : thanks

Blake : NOW !

Suomi2005 : Of course, Finnair has discount tickets

Building a batter future...

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Hope you enjoyed this update :D

TowerDude

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Replies

Kakado_to_save : lol :P

keder : thanks a lot !

terring : Kalispera Terring, thanks a lot, yes I like it too, the region view make me think of Rio mixed with Hong Kong

Samerton : Thanks :D

111222333444555666...oh wait I have to stop :P : Thanks a lot

Blakeway : OMD merci mec :P

Akadia

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Akadia is currently fighting a war for independence against the Jersey Federation.

Akadia arose after New York City was destroyed.

Akadia is home to 7.5 million people.

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http://www.simtropolis.com/forum/journals/1792-akadia/

Calma Domhain

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TowerDude

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The rest of the expo is coming, whty not have a bit of this in the meantime ?

Welcome to Mustafa El Kahn an Island belonging to Al Jakkab, it's the largest Resort destination, also known for wil clubs and parties! ...............Enjoy your stay !

Night 1

Let's get the party started !

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The Atom

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Ocean27

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SBH Hotel club

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next morning after some partying and drinks :boggle: ...........

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Do you feel better ? sober again ? because we are going to party again soon ! :ohyes:

TowerDude

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Replies

Terring : Kalimera Terring, thanks a lot

Alejandro24 : Thanks a lot, I love that song ! :D

Blakeway : Lopo typotypa ghutuhya jujujuj !! Thats means merci beacoup monsieur le Quebecois :P

TekindusT : It is!! and an expo here is bound to be even more eclecytic :P

matthiasim : Thanks !

111222333444 : Yes they are

giorgios69 : Thanks a lot :D

Samerton : Danke schön

NMUSpidey : Commerces and shopping everywhere :boggle:

9988 : yes, in the next update slovakia will be there

Benedict : Oh! thanks !

eugenlavery : the BAT is called Willow place :P and I'm using the Dubai map :P haha !

gbeast16 : Thanks

Marvarta

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Barnanova

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Official name (in Catalan): Principat de Barnanova

Official name (in English): Principality of Barnanova

Official flag: http://img153.images...novabandera.jpg

Motto (in Catalan): Filla del mar

Motto (in English): Daughter of the sea

Official languages: Catalan and English

Recognised languages: Spanish and Italian

Demonym: barnanovese

Goverment: Parliamentary Democracy and Constitutional Monarchy

- Princess Victoria III of Vallhonrat

- President Josep L. Urgell (PCB)

Legislature: Parliament of Barnanova

EU Accession: 7th November 1986

Area: 208 sq.km. (192nd in the world)

Population (in March 2010): 1,158,105 inhabitants (154th in the world)

Population density: 5,567.81 inhabitants/sq.km. (5th in the world)

GDP (nominal)

Total: 40.366 Million US$ (77th in the world)

Per capita: 52.019 US$ (11th in the world)

Gini Coefficient: 25.8

HDI (Human Development Index): 0.956 (8th in the world)

Currency: Euro

Time zone: GMT+1

Summer: GMT+2

Date format: dd/mm/yy

Drives on the: right

Internet TLD: .bn

ISO 3166 code: BN

Calling code: +425

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http://www.simtropolis.com/forum/journals/1402-detective-cabrera/

Hope-1

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Hope-1 itself.

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The outside of Hope-1. we can see the spaceport, some farms, the speedway e.t.c.

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The "down town" of the colony

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Port Matthew

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Southport is home of the Port Matthew Defenders STHL team and the Port Matthew Suzumebachi SimCity League Baseball teams, as well as Defenders' Tower, the tallest building on the island, and Defenders' Square which gets decorated for each holiday season. It is one of the major tourist destinations of the island.

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The University of Marquette (UMarq) is the island's most prestigious center of higher learning, on par internationally with such institutions as Harvard, Oxford, and Tokyo University.

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And this is an overview of the northern part of the island (albeit slightly outdated).

The small island nation is home to more than 3 million people, affectionately referred to as PMers. Its three biggest trading partners are the US, Japan, and Canada, owing to its situation in the Pacific Ocean north of Hawaii. The population is about 40% Japanese origin, 40% US/Canadian origin, and 10% from various other countries, more or less. The culture has had strong influences from both the US and Japan and is bilingual, with everyone learning both English and Japanese from birth. The two languages are taught side by side through high school graduation, and in high school extra languages are added as electives for the students to choose.

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Demoland

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Demoland is one of the strongest and most influent country in Sim nation.

Demoland is exporting every year 40% of the world vegetables due to it beiung large and having lots of climate zones.

Demoland has the second lagerst army in sim nation.

Demoland has helped develop many things. Such as NAM , RHW etc.

Demoland's life expectancy is one of the longest in the world. 87 in man and 88 in Woman.

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http://www.simtropolis.com/forum/topic/40117-medina-v20-update-55/page__st__180__p__1163479#entry1163479

TowerDude

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Replies

StreetROBLOX : thanks a lot, the visits start today !

Molooo : :thumb::bunny:

Samerton : I hope you enjoyed them

MNUSpidey : thanks a lot

TekindusT :Thanks

Alejandro24 : :P I'm happy you liked it

the00guvna : Thanks a lot

111222333444 : I hope you are fine

Terring : Kalispera Terring ! :D

Visits

1 - Theme pavilion

The pavilion is one of the major permanent Expo structures. After the event ends, it will be turned into an exhibition center and become part of a new commercial heart of the city that will include the Al Jakkab Pavilion, the Expo Center and the Performance Center.

Mohammed Ibn Daddi said construction of the pavilion began on November 10 last year and was be completed in June

The energy-efficient Theme Pavilion will cover 80,000 square meters above ground, and another 40,000 square meters underground. Exhibitions will spread over 70,000 square meters. The major exhibition hall covers 30,000 square meters and the other two halls are big enough to accommodate four large passenger aircraft, said Daddi.

The Theme Pavilion will be Al Jakkabs largest exhibition hall,

The major themes of the event will be illustrated by five key points - city beings, urban dwellers, urban planets, footprints and dreams.

The Theme Pavilion will exemplify the relationship between cities, human beings and the Earth.

The Theme Pavilion is one of five permanent "green" constructions at the Expo site, along with the Science Pavilion, the Expo Center, the Performance Center and the Expo Boulevard. Most of the pavilions will be dismantled after the 2010 event.

2-Al Jakkab Pavilion

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what is exposed there can be seen in other entries

3-Life Pavilion

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In this pavilion ways of living of different countries are exposed

Asian

America

European

Middle East

4-Science Pavilion

This pavilion is a changing color pavilion, it showcases the newest ecological invention

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5- Futur and Utopia

Theme : Utopia forever

A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing.

—Oscar Wilde

The cities in which we live today are unfortunately not the cities that we need for a humane and sustainable tomorrow. Societies and politicians are desperately looking for solutions and ideas for the urban areas of the future. That is why the development and discussion of utopias are–next to sustainability–the most current topics in contemporary architecture.

We have learned from the 1960s and 1970s that utopian visions are one of the most important catalysts for fundamental change. Modern wind farms for generating energy, for example, were initially contemplated at that time and are now permanent fixtures in our landscapes.

Utopia Forever is a collection of current projects and concepts from architecture, city planning, urbanism, and art that point beyond the restrictions of the factual to unleash the potential of creative visions. In contrast to the largely ideal-theoretic approaches of the past, today’s utopias take the necessity for societal changes into account. The projects in this book explore how current challenges for architecture, mobility, and energy as well as the logistics of food consumption and waste removal can be met.

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a final overview

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TowerDude

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Replies

Terring : :O coincidence ?? I tink not :D

StreetxROBLOX : Thanks

TekindusT : Yeah :uhm: I fixed it

YAC'ommunauté : thanks a lot

MNUSpidey : Yes, here is the opening !

111222333444 : Here it is ;)

sumwonyuno : thanks !

elemented9 : Thanks a lot :D

Wallacet : Arrgh sorry :(

Alejandro24 : You got my Pm

Grand Opening

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Music was being played before the the opening happened,

The Emir made a speech on peace prosperity and open minded thoughts, a speech the journalists from the "Eye of the Emir" will surely talk of in tommorows issue

shortly after the music started

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The visits will start in 10 days approx after my holidays in Greece 8)

I hope you enjoyed this !

TowerDude

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Replies

Kakado_to_save : no preblm :P

thecityman : no problem your room is ready 8)

NMUSpidey : The delegation don't normally stay in tourist hotels, but I can make an exeption <.<

TekindusT : Penthouse suite :O does you have the cash :P ,but sure I can arrage things aswell

Molooo : Yes....

Kronyk69 : do you, well thanks :D

Skyscraper241 : yes ;)

Samerton : 2weeks, family of 5 :O

Gugu3 : Nothing better than a week of pure relax

111222333444 : Okky :)

Andrey km : Thanks, and your room is ready

alejandro24 : You can ;)

Vlasky : Thanks :P

Participants list

1-Theme pavilion

2-Al Jakkab Pavilion

3-Life pavilion

4-Science Pavilion

5-futur and utopia

7-Hong kong Pavilion

8-Bietsthal Pavilion

9-Saint Johnston Pavilion

10-9988 - Slovakia

11-Vlasky - Novi Grad

12-the00guvna - Akadia

13-NMUSpidey - Port Matthew

14-Terring - Hope1

15-TekindusT - Barnanova

16-Simsamerica - Republic of Calma Domhain

17-Gbeast16 - Minnville

18-Kakado_to_save - Medina

19-111222333444 - Troix

20-streetROLBOX - Marvata

21-Evillions - Onubis

22-Simfreak1998 - The Imperial Kingdom of Posillipo

23-Wallacet- Okunamara

24-Spursrule14-Arrowhead

Final testing, with the lights, and the last roads to be paved

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And the first tourists arrive....

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TowerDude

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REPLIES

Exla357 : Ok, I'll be waiting for your application ;)

the00guvna : Yes :P

terring : It may be small, but I like it a lot :D

kakado_to_save : don't worry you'll be able ;)

111222333444 : Thanks :D

DCmerto34 : Thank you

TekindusT : Yes, I like it a lot, I was hopping someone would pic that as pavillon

escilnavia : mmhh I don't know the deadline is the first of July...

MNUSpidey, on the 5th I plan to do the first expo update

You still have until friday to take part in the expo

Summer is here, choose your hotel

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Romario Colloseus

Situated on it's on island at the foot of the Al Burj, this his hot ell in the heart of the city, yet independant to it

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Hotel

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Esperanto Coast

4 Hotel, Al Suyo, Al Khobar, Al Aluuim, and the Arch Hotel

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Location

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Only one bridge away from the expo, and with one of the most beautiful beaches of the city, this place is calm, and not to expensive aswell

Meridean Palace Towers

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This hotel has it all, situated on the beautiful Al Samria Beach, it has a 5 stars service, and private pools and beach

Al Kumraad hotel

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Emir's Coast

3 Hotel Palm, Plaza and Regency

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A nice set of hotel, with a good quality price ratio

Imperator Hotel

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See you soon !

TowerDude

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REPLIES

Alejandro24 : who knows ..

111222333444 : Yeah It's funny :P

Construction continues..

Construction continues, some pavilions are finished but others are still renders and drawings, but all will be done in time

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Many Pavilions will be placed around an artificial creek in which people who wish can swim

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The airlines take advantage aswell....

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You can still enter, no matter your city building skills you are welcome !

TowerDude

All countries, all regimes all worlds are welcomed to take part in the Al Jakkab World Expo

Al Jakkab is organising the world expo 2011 and participants are needed, do you have what it takes to takes part ?

it's quite simple,

1-do you have a city or a CJ ?

if yes, then you are entitled to take part, any city/country is allowed to take part! so be a part of it !

Procedures

Applying : Send me a PM or a comment on my profile with,

1-the name of the city/country to expose

2- A pavilion (building from the STEX/LEX of your choice, not to big!)

3- 3 pictures of your city/country you want to expose and some facts

4-A link to a CJ if it exists

Participants may only expose 1 city/country but may have to on special demand, if so tell me in the same PM as the application,

July 1st - 2 September official time

Your nation will be exposed in this CJ in the old & new CJ thread from the 3 July onwards!

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I look forward to see your applications, next update we take a look at the plot, what the architects and planners have imagined

See you soon

Sponsored by

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