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LAS ARBOLEDAS, A NEW TOWN IN CUBA

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The Site

Las Arboledas is located on the outskirts of Havana and is part of the Havana metropolitan area. 


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It is being built on a beautiful previously undeveloped site with palms...

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... rolling hills with large trees, varied vegetation, ...

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... coco palms ...

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... and mango orchards.  It is common in Cuba, as in the U.S., for builders to come in and bulldoze a site, leveling the ground and removing the trees.  One of our objectives was to preserve the trees and the natural topography.


 
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