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Portus 25 – June 2013


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Roger Humberto Ríos Duarte
Costa Rica and Panama: appreciations around port city concept

Costa Rica and Panama: appreciations around port city concept

Puntarenas People interested in the study of the port-cities with recently visits into Central America, particularly in Costa Rica and Panama, have found that the concept Port City is a very new one in the first, and almost unknown in ...
- Central America
Vicente Cerdá García de Leonardo
The PORTA project. Ports as a Gateway for Accessing Inner Regions

The PORTA project. Ports as a Gateway for Accessing Inner Regions

The PORTA (Ports as a Gateway for Accessing Inner Regions) project brings together partners from five Mediterranean countries (FEPORTS -leader- from Spain, Port and University of Catania from Italy, Chamber of commerce & Industry of Marseille Provence from France, Piraeus ...
- EU Projects
Pierre Gras
New York: when Sandy scans too certainties

New York: when Sandy scans too certainties

Hurricane Sandy, who swept the north-east coast of the United States in late October 2012, was called "Storm of the Century" by observers who estimate that over the next twenty years, such events could reproduce at unprecedented scale. This disaster ...
- PeriScope
Oriana Giovinazzi
Ariul a new city on the water. Saemangeum, South Korea

Ariul a new city on the water. Saemangeum, South Korea

Saemangeum, on the coast of the Yellow Sea becomes the port city of Ariul, an economic and multifunctional new hub of Northeast Asia. Saemangeum will be renamed Ariul, “ari” meaning “water” and “ul” meaning “fence or base.” The name, which ...
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Oriana Giovinazzi
Istanbul Seaport. Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul Seaport. Istanbul, Turkey

To the south of the Bosphorus strait, Istanbul Seaport is an ambitious mixed-use project (61.4 hectares) overlooking the Sea of Marmara, on the European side of the ancient capital of Turkey. It was designed by 5 + Design - based ...
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Oriana Giovinazzi
Qianhai Port City.  Shenzhen, China

Qianhai Port City. Shenzhen, China

Qianhai Port City (OMA Architect), situated at the threshold of Hong Kong, occupies a position of strategic significance in the Pearl River Delta. The new city center in Qianhai could fulfill Shenzhen’s coastal ambitions and provide the basis for strategic ...
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