Among the many urban development projects taking advantage of the presence of a river or coastline, the city of Hamburg’s initiative – HafenCity (2000 – 2025) – deserves special attention. As the largest urban construction site in continental Europe, Hamburg envisions itself as the development model for European cities in the 21st century. By reusing [...]Read More
Posts Tagged 'Local development'
The education association « CPIE Rhone » (Permanent Centre for Environmental Initiative) from the Arles area benefits from the CPIE accreditation. It has been working for several years to raise awareness and enhance the image of the Rhone River. It now leads and manages a network of stakeholders involved in the field: the southern Rhone [...]Read More
You have done a great deal of work on the important changes in the role that nature plays in developed societies. Are rivers stakeholders in this process which is not just symbolic, but also practical in relation to how “objects of nature” are used in a contemporary urban context? What would be their role? Yes, [...]Read More
Newsflash: Interview with Anne Clémens, Director-General of the Rhone River Basin Research Observatory The first international conference on Integrative sciences and sustainable development of rivers will take place in Lyon, from 26 to 28 June 2012. It will allow scientists, regional authorities and other stakeholders to gain an insight into the complexity and diversity of [...]Read More
The river is poised to act as an urban image. In two decades, its banks have become an essential part of the urban setting. The forms and issues related to the current construction of this landscape are the object of Fanny Romain’s thesis, which will be presented in a Geo-carrefour article. Through the example of [...]Read More