Posts Tagged 'Rivers and cities'

Hamburg : A dynamic channel for the expanded city centre

on juin 25, 2013 in Edito, Initiatives, News by Aswathi Chandramohan | No Comments »
Hamburg : A dynamic channel for the expanded city centre

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 [...]

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7th Meeting of Mâcon “Rivers and territories”: Nicole Commerçon

on déc 11, 2012 in Events, Research by Aswathi Chandramohan | No Comments »
7th Meeting of Mâcon “Rivers and territories”: Nicole Commerçon

The conference “Rivers and territories” organized by the research Institute of Val de Saône on the 13th and 14th of September 2012 has sought to understand the many links that exist between rivers and territories today and also in the long-run and to examine the competitive uses that these links nurture. How do rivers interfere [...]

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The river carries urban images: forms and issues

on mar 25, 2012 in Research by Emmanuelle Robert | No Comments »
The river carries urban images: forms and issues

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 [...]

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