concrete jungle

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an area in a city with large modern buildings that is perceived as dangerous and unpleasant

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Last year, on 26 June 2005, Mum-bai, capital of Maharashtra faced horrible floods simply because of erection of cement jungle without considering proper capacity of drainage system.
At the end of the day, you're living in a cement jungle and you wouldn't have the quality of life you have here.
A somewhat more haphazard effort than Saleh's composition, writer Mayalynn Attieh lays out a rather breathless view of the social importance of graffiti: "This loud form of art has infiltrated the bland and the ordain [sic], and turned the insipid cement jungle into a mesh of controversy.
There is much talk about green or intelligent buildings that save electricity, generate their own renewable energy, collect rain water and serve as a green oases in the cement jungles of modern cities.