Project Description

Adam led the Happold Consulting team to create an evidence-led development strategy for a rapidly growing local economy.  The objective of the project is to establish the rationale for further development of the city-based around a number of key economic sectors namely tourism, sport and agriculture.  The project set a new vision for the Gabala and culminates with a detailed design brief to allow the client to appoint a masterplanning team.  In addition to acting as the project lead, Adam was responsible for setting the design parameters, including land use schedule for the next 20 years.

Key Facts

  • Growth Strategy for regional centre in Azerbaijan
  • Anticipated population increase of 14,000 inhabitants
  • Economic sector strategy focused on education, leisure and agriculture
  • Construction commenced