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City and Water


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Many contemporary urban planners frequently use terms that imply limits to find an answer to the rapid changing of traditional boundaries and urban landmarks. From this point of view, undefined spaces at the junction between land and water can generate new urban concepts. We talk about those parts of the port-city that communicate physically, directly, with water, forming an interface between the local anthropic system (port-city) and the natural aquatic systems (river, lake, sea or ocean) in its immediate vicinity. Urban waterfronts have been subject of academic and professional discussion since the 1960s, and the early success of development projects has encouraged a high number of such initiatives worldwide, quickly associated with ways to regain the prestigious image of port-cities by attracting people to the water. As in the last decades the global debate about urban development had both waterfronts and modern port-cities as current topics, this paper summarizes the major issues about re-shaping urban waterfronts.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC88034
AuthorDragoș Horia Buhociu
Number of Pages112
Publishing Year2013-04-26T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeRegional & area planning
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00