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Massive building project given go ahead in Geneva

National News // June 15, 2020

Geneva has given the go ahead to a massive building programme in the middle of the city. 

Photo by Guillaume TECHER on Unsplash Massive building project given go ahead in Geneva

A new residential complex will be built at the site which currently houses the barracks in Les Vernets. 

It will house around 4,000 people, come with its own school and have a tower which will be 20 meters taller than the nearby TV building.

 Some are questioning the density of the project – it will house as many people per square meter as the Paquis district. 

The region will be car free and purpose-built parks will be created. 

Work should start in the autumn and ben finished in early 2023. 


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