|Details on Land Use and Urban Design Guidelines QC CDB - EMPORIUM DISTRICT|
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Size and Location: The Emporium District is 49.5 hectares in area and is situated north east of the Triangle Exchange District. It is bounded on the northwest by the Residences District, on the northeast by Agham and BIR Roads, southeast by East Avenue and southwest by the Triangle Exchange District.
Accessibility: Accessible through Agham and BIR Roads
Land Use and Design: The Emporium District is a "mixed use medium density district focused on information technology activities, e-government, public, voluntary, international offices or services along with commercial and residential developments. University-based research and development and commercial IT activities are encouraged.
Sub-districts: The District's sub-districts are the same as those of the Triangle Exchange, owing to their close proximity to each other and configuration. The Government Center, E and South sub-districts extend to the Emporium. The Emporium and Triangle Exchange Districts share several common elements such as the street framework, block size and open space network
Land uses: The district also has similar land uses to the Triangle Exchange district. The Emporium can be distinguished from Triangle Exchange by the type of locators and streetscape elements such as paving and trees. The district is devoted to business process outsourcing offices and 24-hr business centers. Population is expected to reach 110,000 in the 20-year development period.
Floor area ratios: FAR is 12-14. Building heights range from 24 to 40 storeys.