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PORTUS Port-City Relationship and Urban Waterfront Redevelopment



November 2013

ISSN 2282-5789

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The Arctic landscape machine

This column aims at investigating harbours in 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. Let us look at an … More

PORTUS 26 - November 2013

The memory of man and that of the places

Telling stories is a feature of the human soul. Telling for images is anthropological: the huge cruise ships crossing Venice (2012); the “new ” white city in Greece (2010); the barracks in the port of Helsinki (2002); the … More

PORTUS 26 - November 2013

Cuando el faro es el protagonista

Los faros fueron concebidos para ayudar a los navegantes, dándoles la confianza de que su luz les indicaría el camino correcto en su travesía. Son torres altas situadas en la frontera entre la tierra y el mar, expuestas a … More

PORTUS 26 - November 2013

Il lato oscuro del porto

In ogni città di mare le famiglie dei pescatori si sono da sempre ingegnate a elaborare piatti a partire dai resti del pescato invenduto (pesci di scarsa qualità, troppo piccoli, troppo eterogenei, crostacei e molluschi incastrati tra … More

PORTUS 26 - November 2013

The Humpback Whale (Ballina Whalers)

Fifty-six I sailed on boardA ship called Byron OneShe’s carried trawler men on deckAnd a harpoon whaling gun


Chorus (after each verse):

Oh you trawler men, come on Forget your snapper and … More

PORTUS 26 - November 2013