New Eco-Region Will Be Built In Istanbul
The new region basic concept is ecology. "The Yenisehir" should be an eco-friendly: here will be taken into account and minimized the adverse effects of such environmental factors as an unwise energy, water and food expenditure, air pollution by carbon dioxide and methane and water pollution.
According to preliminary information, "The Yenisehir" will include 10 villages with population about 1 million. The eco-city will house an Olympic Village with 700 hectares total area, 2 universities and a medical center, a new airport, with 3.5 thousand hectares total area, which will reduce the workload of the Ataturk Airport.