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PORTUS Port-City Relationship and Urban Waterfront Redevelopment

LAST UPDATE, July 14, 2021


December 2016
Year XVI

ISSN 2282-5789

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Unexpected port cities on the Swedish coast

This column aims at discovering harbours from a landscape perspective, which means extending our view beyond the delimited harbour area towards the surrounding landscape of which the harbour is a constitutive part – ‘surrounding landscape’ refers to physical … More

PORTUS 32 - December 2016

Navegar a la búsqueda de la identidad en “El puerto prohibido”

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PORTUS 32 - December 2016

This could be Rotterdam or anywhere

This could be Rotterdam … on your first date with Hollandse nieuwe, the herrings caught in the North Sea during the months of May and June, cured-in-brine and then served simply with grounded white onion, to eat upside … More

PORTUS 32 - December 2016

Port-city relationships and global maritime flows in the last 120 years

Surprisingly, the analysis of port cities based on their maritime linkages is a new perspective in urban and transport studies. The World Seastems [1] project tackled this challenge by assembling 120 years of urban population and maritime traffic … More

PORTUS 32 - December 2016

The Floating Pier. Walking on Lake Iseo

walking on Water. A timeless dream that this year, for just 16 days, more than 1,200,000 people have been able to experience. The Floating Piers is the evocative title of the installation that, from 18 June to 3 … More

PORTUS 32 - December 2016

The colorful harbourscapes of Sasja Hagens

Places of work and exchanges, of meetings and conflicts, of challenges and hardships, ports are also source of imagination. Hectic, in constant motion, ports are landscapes whose geography is ever-changing and varied. They raise questions on their comings … More

PORTUS 32 - December 2016

Chronia in Crete

Chronia travels around the earth between time and space. She jumps from north to south, from east to west, from nowhere to everywhere, searching places, people and cultures on the coasts and bays of this world.






PORTUS 32 - December 2016