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Urban waterfronts

Urban waterfronts

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Published by Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waterfronts -- Ontario -- Planning.,
  • Urban renewal -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementResearch and Special Projects Branch.
    SeriesCommunity improvement series -- v. 4
    ContributionsOntario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 89 p. :
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19019728M
    ISBN 100772922632

    was formed in in the belief that waterfronts — where the land meets the ocean, bay, lake, river or canal — are unique, finite resources. The vital characteristic that separates waterfronts from other areas in a community is the relationship to water. Like the cities they help define, urban waterfronts File Size: 2MB. And almost all urban waterfronts are bound up with the dynamic, messy history and complex legacy of industrialization. This history is well known: for much of the industrial age, waterfronts were favored sites for industry and shipping.


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This book explores urban waterfront promenades worldwide. It presents 38 promenade case studies―as varied as Vancouver’s extensive network that has been built over the last century, the classic promenades in Rio de Janeiro, the promenades in Stockholm’s recently built Hammarby Sjöstad eco-district, and the Ma On Shan promenade in the Cited by: 1.

An ideal companion to the authors' highly praised Waterfronts: Cities Reclaim Their Edge, the book is an invaluable source of ideas, inspiration, and practical design guidance.

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Transforming Urban Waterfronts book. Fixity and Flow. Edited By Gene Desfor, Jennefer Laidley, Quentin Stevens, Dirk Schubert. Edition 1st Edition. First Published The process of transforming ports and waterfronts has been intimately connected with world-wide economic restructuring, technological change in shipping and cargo handling facilities, and competition among cities in a global by: 4.

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Elizabeth Macdonald, Professor of City & Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design at the College of Environmental Design, recently published a new book on the impact of waterfronts on urban life, titled Urban Waterfront Promenades (Routledge ).

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Baltimore, Boston, Seattle, and other cities are discovering new uses for their abandoned or deteriorating waterfronts, and in the process attracting people and revenue to the revitalized by: 1.

Authoritatively written, meticulously researched and spectacularly illustrated, The New Waterfront is an indispensable resource for architects, urban planners, developers, landscape designers and /5(2).

This book reveals the squandered opportunities in the rich cities of Australia, Canada and Germany, and their subsequent efforts to salvage this land in the public interest.

It shows that urban development that is hostile to local people is not inevitable, and that there are ways of doing it better. Transforming Urban Waterfronts: Fixity and Flow (Routledge Advances in Geography) Gene Desfor, Jennefer Laidley, Quentin Stevens, Dirk Schubert In port cities around the world, waterfront development projects have been hailed both as spaces of promise and as crucial territorial wedges in twenty-first century competitive growth strategies.

Gene Desfor is Professor Emeritus and Senior Scholar at York University. Jennefer Laidley has been Project Manager for four years on the ‘Changing Urban Waterfronts’ research project, and has published articles on waterfront development in the academic journal Cities as well as in the periodicals Relay and Fuse.

Quentin Stevens is Senior Lecturer in Planning and Urban Design at the. PUBLIC ART & URBAN DESIGN: INTERDISCIPLINARY AND SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES. WATERFRONTS OF ART III 1 R INTRODUCTION Public Art & Urban Design Interdisciplinary and Social Perspectives web version nr, 4. ISSN E-Book File Size: 4MB.

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people interested in ports and their industries and workforces, urban planners and museum administrators will find Mah’s book useful.” (Chris Madsen, The Northern Mariner, Vol. 26 (1), March, )Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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To further explore on the theme, a group of World Bank staff joined 13 delegates from 7 cities around the world – Belgrade, Buenos Aires, Casablanca, Chongqing, Colombo, Haiphong, and Zanzibar – for a second Urbanscapes Workshop on revitalizing urban waterfronts during JulyTaking place in Seoul, Korea, the workshop was jointly organized by Korea Research Institute.

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Waterfronts: Potentials for improving the quality of urban life Water is a recurring theme through history. During the last decades, due to various reasons, harbour facilities moved away from urban centers in many parts of the world.

This has left great amount of land close to city’s central areas free for intervention and : Fatma Erkök. Transforming Urban Waterfronts. Routledge Advances in Geography. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book.

Rate it Brand: Taylor And Francis. The mixed-use redevelopment of formerly contaminated waterfronts has become a key but also difficult part of urban revitalization and a significant real estate : Barry Hersh.

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Written by expert architects and planners, this book explains the importance of and challenges inherent in transforming waterfronts into attractive community.

They are not all hard and fast laws, but rules of thumb drawn from 32 years of experience working to improve urban waterfronts around the world. These ideas can serve as the framework for any waterfront project seeking to create vibrant public spaces, and, by extension, a vibrant city.

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This book presents a new paradigm of knowledge and action with respect to urban waterfronts and the “fluid city paradigm,” explaining its methodological framework and describing an integrated and creative planning approach in which waterfront regeneration is pursued as a key urban-renewal strategy.

The Waterfront Center’s Excellence on the Waterfront Awards. In he Waterfront Center began giving awards to waterfront plans and projects to recognize top quality design and development work from around the world.

Selections made by independent, interdisciplinary jury. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter spoke at the opening of Lardner's Point Park, the fresh, new face of urban waterfront. (NOAA) -- If you visit the waterfronts of many cities in the U.S., you will find a common scene: abandoned eyesores with artificial, hardened, and denuded shorelines.

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Redeveloped waterfronts are trademark landscapes in many post-industrial cities, and the market logics. Intermingled with these narratives are theoretical discussions, some co-authored, on urban design.

The idea behind this mix is sound, but the chapters sit uneasily together and ultimately this feels a little like two books spliced together. Dovey points out that “without a theory base, public debate on urban design will be reduced to opinion”.