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PORTUS Port-City Relationship and Urban Waterfront Redevelopment

LAST UPDATE, January 26, 2020


June 2016
Year XVI

ISSN 2282-5789

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La invención del barco,
 es la invención del naufragio

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PORTUS 31 - June 2016

PROCIP: Methodological experiences for the scientific approach to the port city

When the PROCIP began to organize the maritime-port symposia in 2009, we took note on the European expert experiences who visited us.


IACP and RETE gave us the first lessons, showing interesting work … More

PORTUS 31 - June 2016

The spirit of port-cities

A city is a spatial and an economic reality, but also something more esoteric: an agglomeration of values, of mentalities – even of spirituality. Joel Kotkin has stated that great cities foster three elements: personal safety, economic possibilities … More

PORTUS 31 - June 2016

Writing Port Cities

In Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino famously imagined Marco Polo describing imaginary cities to Kublai Khan. Reflecting on his home city of Venice, he “put together, piece by piece, the perfect city,” a city that is “discontinuous in space … More

PORTUS 31 - June 2016