Kabul New City MasterplanIslamic Republic of Afghanistan

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This private masterplan development was for an entire new “greenfield” city of 600,000 housing units for 3 million people, with all the supporting schools, clinics, mosques and commercial buildings. The project was sponsored by the World Bank, the US, Japan, and the Dehsabz City Development Authority (DCDA). Sustainability and Hutong design principals added much needed security infrastructure to the new city.

Project Location

Kabul, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Project Type

Project Management, Master Planning and Full-service Architecture


Covering 279 square miles of urban area and 170 square miles of developable land in Kabul and Parwan provinces.


International Home Finance and Development (IHFD)/ DCDA

The project covered 279 square miles.

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