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Planning for Urban Waterfronts

Mitchell L. Moss

Planning for Urban Waterfronts

A Case Study of New York City (Pergamon Policy Studies)

by Mitchell L. Moss

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Published by Pergamon Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coastal Zone Design And Planning

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    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9976222M
    ISBN 100080250912
    ISBN 109780080250915

      Waterfronts Revisited addresses the historical evolution of the relationship between port and city and re-examines waterfront development by looking at the urban territory and historical city in their complexity and entirety.. By identifying guiding values, urban patterns and typologies, and local needs and experiences, cities can break the isolation of the harbor Reviews: 1. Books. A-Z of books and conference proceedings; About our eBooks; ICE bookshop; Book series; Subjects. All Subjects; Planning resilient urban waterfronts using adaptive pathways Authors: Peter C. van Veelen, MSc. x. Search for articles by this author. Department of Urbanism, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft.

    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 ). Her book examines the possibilities for these public spaces and offers design and planning approaches . Master Planning Policy Papers for New Towns. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development () Master Planning Research on Urban Waterfronts. Project No. C (). Supported under the Title II provisions of the Water Resources Research Act of and funded by the Office of Water Resources, U.S. Department of the Interior.

      The papers incorporate emphases on the myriad influences that different scales of social and environmental policy development and implementation, planning decisions, infrastructure funding, investment and ownership practices, and public engagement, for example, have on the social and ecological processes that occur on urban waterfronts.   Schmidt, S. and J. Nemeth. "Space, Place and the City: Emerging Research on Public Space Design and Planning." Journal of Urban Design 15(4): Schubert, D. Waterfront Revitalizations. From a Local to a Regional Perspective in London, Barcelona, Rotterdam, and Hamburg. In Transforming Urban Waterfronts.


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Based on wide research, Urban Waterfront Promenades examines the possibilities for these public spaces and offers design and planning approaches useful for professionals, community decision-makers, and scholars. Extensive plans, cross sections, and photographs permit visual by: 1.

Activating Urban Waterfronts shows how urban waterfronts can be designed, managed and used in ways that can make them more inclusive, lively and sustainable. The book draws on detailed examination of a diversity of waterfronts from cities across Europe, Australia and Asia, illustrating the challenges of connecting these waterfront precincts to the surrounding city and.

Book Description. Activating Urban Waterfronts shows how urban waterfronts can be designed, managed and used in ways that can make them more inclusive, lively and sustainable. The book draws on detailed examination of a diversity of waterfronts from cities across Europe, Australia and Asia, illustrating the challenges of connecting these waterfront precincts to the.

Get this from a library. Urban waterfronts: planning and development. [Ontario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Research and Special Projects Branch.;].

Among them is planning, a discipline that engages both with the functionality of working ports and the design of the waterfront for the urban public.

In order to explore the development of working ports and Planning for Urban Waterfronts book revitalization of abandoned inner‐city waterfronts since the s, this paper reviews planning and planning history literature in Cited by: 8.

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.

Waterfront development plans must ensure that waterfronts are reconnected to urban fabric. That is to say new waterfronts should Planning for Urban Waterfronts book considered as an integral part of the existing city and contribute to its vitality. So, these plans should be based to develop on overall urban planning and also conserved the qualities of public areas (Benson.

City planning. Waterfronts. Urban renewal. Notes "Many of the contributions in this volume were presented as lectures at the Second International Meeting 'Waterfronts: a new urban frontier' organised by the Centre 'Cities on Water' in Venice in January "--P.

Includes bibliographical references. Language. English Dewey Number. The Center organizes an annual international conference on urban waterfront planning, development, and culture, conducts an international awards program, and does community consulting.

DICK RIGBY is founder and co-director of the Waterfront Center, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., since /5(2).

In planning a waterfront development, city officials or a developer should begin by envisioning a network of well-connected, multi-use public spaces that fit with the community’s shared goals.

By orienting waterfront revitalization around public spaces, new construction will enhance the quality of existing destinations and result in a whole. As a consultant, he has been involved in presenting proposals to various decision-making bodies. Other aspects of his practice include downtown planning, urban design plans for corridors, waterfronts, and subareas, as well as designs for specific public spaces.

An author, he has published two books, Citistate Seattle and True Urbanism. From the publishers of Architectural Graphic Standards, this book, created under the auspices of The American Planning Association, is the most comprehensive reference book on urban planning, design, and development available today.

Contributions from more than two hundred renowned professionals provide rules of thumb and best practices for mitigating such. 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. Make public goals the primary objective. Top 20 all-time urban planning books that every urban planner should read. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs () A classic since its publication inthis book is the defintive statement on American cities: what makes them safe, how they function, and why all too many official attempts at saving them have failed.

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During this process many problems & obstacles come up but luckily the same as any other kind of problems, there are solutions and. Book; Adaptive planning for resilient coastal waterfronts: Linking flood risk reduction with urban development in Rotterdam and New York City bridge the gap between highly uncertain long-term climate change effects and the short-term decision making horizons of urban planning and development.

Additionally, the method helps to better grasp. By focusing on these fixities and flows, the contributors to this volume develop new insights for understanding both historical and current cases of change on urban waterfronts, those special areas of cities where land and water meet.

The 4 th edition of the international conference on Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development (UPADSD) will be discussing the concept of sustainable development that has emerged over the past few decades.

Urban planning is a technical process involving the development and design of land use in an urban environment, including the infrastructure of urban. Introduction --The nature of aquatic ecosystems --Urbanization effects on aquatic resources and their implications for planning and management --Planning for urban fishing --Planning for other water-based recreation and waterfront values --Site planning --Special considerations at the municipal and regional levels --Technical assistance.

The following chapter deals with the transformation of waterfronts and riverfronts in cities, one of the central events in recent urban processes, mainly those experienced in the s and s. Unlike the processes of urban regeneration examined in the previous chapter, the landscape dimension plays a major part in these processes and.

Constraint areas – Urban Planning, Environmental Condition and Urban Social Dilemma. ‘The most intensively used and the most often abused resource on earth (is) the river in the urban region’ MANN, R,; Rivers in the City, p13 7.